Learn a new language anywhere with eBerlitz.
Now you can learn a new language at home, at the office or on the road. To fit today's hectic schedules, Berlitz offers a choice of two convenient, innovative programs:
- Berlitz Virtual Classroom - This web-based option brings live instruction to your desktop using the same proven-effective Berlitz Method® and course materials as traditional face-to-face instruction.
- CyberTeachers by Berlitz -This state of the art e-learning solution for business language learning is accessible from anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It generates lessons that are customized to the level and needs of each individual.
Berlitz Virtual Classroom programs combine the power of the proven-effective Berlitz Method® with leading-edge information technology so you learn to speak, listen and think in your new language quickly and easily. With a headset and microphone, you interact with other students and the Berlitz Instructor online just as you would in a traditional setting.
You practice conversation in realistic situations. Instructors are native-fluent speakers who focus on the practical grammar and vocabulary you’ll use in real-life situations. The online format is easy to use, and it lets you record sessions and play them back for review.
Berlitz Virtual Classroom is available for more than 50 languages, for beginners through advanced learners. Please read more about the BVC in our white paper here.
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CyberTeachers by Berlitz is an award-winning online program for business language learning. The innovative platform generates lessons that are customized to each individual's job, business sector and areas of interest. Trainees are able to use the new language in their professional environment from the very first day.
CyberTeachers by Berlitz is an easy to use web-based platform that provides customized language instruction. The e-Lessons are individually developed and customized to the level and needs of each learner. Berlitz offers 5 language learning programs - English, French, Spanish, German, and Italian. Programs are available in 3, 6 or 12 month subscriptions. Programs include:
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My name is Alessia and I am from Italy. I've been working in the finance sector since I started university, and over the years I have reached management level. My job requires me to speak two languages on a regular basis, something I found difficult in my first years in this institution.
I discovered, though, that the more effort I put into perfecting my second language, the better I got at a lot of things. Below are a few reasons why I think learning a second language can be advantageous to your career.
Improved communication skills
Without a doubt, speaking a second language will vastly enhance your communication skills. By practicing your speaking and writing skills in a second language, you'll also indirectly improve your general skills. I have found that I have become more comfortable speaking in front of people and dealing with day-to-day business.
Greater cultural understanding
Along with learning a language, you also learn about the cultures in which that language is spoken. This broadens your horizons and makes it easier for you to understand cultural differences. Personally, this has made me more adept at working with people from different countries and backgrounds.
As your skills in your new language grow, so will your confidence. That boost in confidence will flow into other parts of your life, increasing your motivation and your appeal at work.
Deeper awareness of your strengths and weaknesses
Learning a new language can be hard, but it is also rewarding. As you progress, you'll discover how you can best remember new ideas as well as where you may need more time to get things done. Knowing my strengths and weaknesses has helped me structure not only my learning but also my life in a way that is suitable to how I tick - I am sure you will have the same experience.
A second language makes you more attractive to employers
Speaking more than one language opens you up to professional possibilities because it expands the number of people you can communicate with, which is particularly important in today's global world. It's not just because you speak a second language; the whole array of soft skills you develop while learning a second language are beneficial across the board. Employers value having people on their team with the very skills you'll acquire as you work toward fluency in your second language.