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Language course abroad during your gap year

Invest in your future while having the time of your life. A language course abroad is the perfect way to enjoy your gap year while also developing yourself.

The time of your life
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Language trip during your gap year

Are you looking for an unforgettable gap year experience that combines vacation, making new friends, and personal development? Then a language trip is exactly what you need! A language trip during your gap year offers you the chance to learn a new language, discover the local culture, and make friends from all over the world.

Language courses abroad are fun and interactive. Instead of boring classroom lessons, you’ll do lots of speaking, exploring, and practical application. Besides the lessons, you’ll have plenty of free time to explore the city, enjoy the beach, or go out for the night. A language trip during your gap year is a life-changing experience that also prepares you for the future.

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The benefits of a language course abroad during your gap year

Taking a language course offers many benefits, including improving your language skills, increasing your cultural knowledge, and adding value to your CV and future career opportunities.

By taking a language course abroad, you get the chance to truly master the language. You’ll not only learn from a book but also apply it in real-life situations. By speaking and communicating with native speakers daily, you’ll develop your language skills much faster and more effectively than learning in a classroom alone.

You’ll not only improve your language skills but also expand your cultural knowledge. During a language course abroad, you’ll get to know the local culture, traditions, and customs. You’ll explore the city, enjoy the food, art, and meet the people of the country. This enriches your worldview and helps you become open to other perspectives. As they say, a language trip opens your world.

A gap year abroad can also be valuable for your CV and future career prospects. Speaking another language is a highly valued skill in the job market. Moreover, a gap year abroad shows that you are willing to take on an adventure, step out of your comfort zone, and adapt to new environments. Employers appreciate these qualities, and this gives your career a head start!

In short, taking a language course abroad during your gap year offers many advantages. It improves your language skills, increases your cultural knowledge, and gives you a competitive edge in the job market. So, what are you waiting for? Plan that trip and go on an adventure during your gap year abroad!

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5 out of 5 stars


My gap year in Barcelona was one of the most unforgettable experiences of my life. For half a year, I not only significantly improved my Spanish but also developed a deep appreciation for Spanish culture. The lessons were interactive and stimulating, allowing me to make rapid progress. Outside of class, I enjoyed the vibrant streets of Barcelona, the stunning architecture, and the bustling nightlife. I formed friendships with people from all over the world, and I will cherish these bonds forever. Barcelona broadened my horizons, and I would recommend it to anyone seeking a unique and enriching experience.

Learned Spanish at Linguaschool Barcelona, Spain

Frequently asked questions

What to expect from a language course abroad during your gap year?

With a language course abroad during your gap year, you can expect an intensive and interactive learning experience. You’ll be taught by experienced teachers in small classes, ensuring plenty of attention and guidance. Besides taking language lessons, you can also participate in cultural activities and excursions to practice the language and explore the local culture. Moreover, you’ll enjoy your free time and discover a country like never before!

For which levels is a language course suitable?

A language trip is suitable for all levels and ages. Whether you’re a complete beginner or already fairly proficient in the language, you’ll always start the language course at your current level.

What level can I achieve?

That depends on your current level and how long you stay. Take the Extralingo test to learn more.