The course offer at the INL consists of several different course types:

A Standard course

– is based on schemes of work based on the Common European Framework of Reference </afor Langues (CEFR),

– features evaluation tasks and awards a final certificate of competence.

 

An ‘atelier’

– is based on the skills outlined in the Common European Framework of Reference for Langues (CEFR),

– does not feature evaluation tasks and does not award a final certificate of competence,

– is intended for people people who want to maintain their level in a langue or progress at a more relaxed pace. There might be additional work required outside of the classes.

 

An intensive course (4 three-hour lessons a week for about 8 weeks)

– is based on schemes of work,

– features evaluation tasks and awards a final certificate of competence,

– is intended for learners who want to do autonomous research (for instance using the Internet or other tools) and who are ready to invest some time outside of the lessons for their learning progress.

 

A Compact course A1.1, A1.2, A2.1 or A2.2 (two lessons a week for one semester)

– is based on schemes of work based on the Common European Framework of Reference Common European Framework of Reference for Langues (CEFR),

– features evaluation tasks and awards a final certificate of competence,

– is intended for learners who want to do autonomous research (for instance using the Internet or other tools) and who are ready to invest some time outside of the lessons for their learning progress. These courses use the same schemes of work and evaluation tasks as Standard courses of the same level (which take place three times a week).

 

A « Standard + Ecrit renforcé » course (B1.1, B1.2 or B1.3)

Follows the same structure as a Standard course, but with a stronger emphasis on writing tasks and skills.

 

A Blended Learning course

– is based on schemes of work based on the Common European Framework of Reference Cadre Européen Commun de Référence des langues (CECRL),

– features evaluation tasks and awards a final certificate of competence,

– is intended for learners who want to do autonomous research and who are ready to invest some time outside of the lessons for their learning progress. The ability to use word-processing software such as MS Office as well as the willingness to use learning apps and platforms is a pre-requisite for these courses. These courses use the same schemes of work and evaluation tasks as Standard courses of the same level.

– However, instead of 3 or 2 lessons in school a week, there is one fewer lesson in school and instead learners are required to spend about 100 minutes a week working autonomously outside of class.

– Learners can also request to contact their teacher during the teacher´s set office hours.