“A good knowledge of foreign languages can open a gateway to the wide range of careers”.
By the globalization of the industries, our work, our education and others, it is being compulsory to learn the different languages of the different country.
Before a couple of decades it was only the hobby course. The people, who wanted to know the history and culture of the second language, only learnt the language. But now, the scene is different. Now the language programmes has become a professional career programme.
“Language is the mode of communication between the two living things or communities”.
The requirement of experts in second language is increasing day-to-day. If you need to expand your business abroad, then proficiency in foreign language could be handy for booming your business.
Language education includes learning, reading, and teaching of a second language or foreign language other than native language.
Course & Eligibility
Are you ready to go with a career in Foreign Language?
Then let us give you some information about the courses..
There are so many options to learn the foreign language. Some of the students start the learning of a foreign language during the school while some of chooses the course after the completion of the plus two examinations.
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In the course of any foreign language, the students are taught about the history of that language, culture of language, people of related country, methodology of understanding and accent & diction of that language.
There is UG course leading to the B.A degree programme in foreign language conducted by the various Universities in India. There are some certificate and diploma courses in select colleges which take the least time.
There are diploma to doctoral level courses are offered in foreign languages. Here we are listing some foreign language courses which are offered by various institutions and colleges in the country:
- Diploma in Bulgarian
- Diploma in German Language
- Diploma in Italian
- BA in Persian
- BA in Ardha Magadhi
- BA in Konkani
- BA in Maithili
- MA in Arabic Language and Literature
- MA in European Languages
- MA in French
- MA in German
- Ph.D in Persian
- Ph.D in Bulgarian
- Ph.D in Hungarian
- M.Phill in Hungarian
- M.Phill in Italian Studies
The top languages which are being offered in language education in India:
For UG Courses:
For admissions in undergraduate language courses, you should have qualified 10+2 or equivalent examination from any recognized board.
For PG courses:
If you are looking for admissions into PG courses, you must have obtained a bachelor degree in the relevant field from any recognized college or university. Some colleges consider the minimum percentage criteria for providing admissions.
How to get admission in Language Courses?
Various colleges and institutions give admission to students on the basis of the merit list of the qualifying examination. Some other colleges offer admissions through entrance tests organized by the respective authorities. Students may also have to go through the personal interview rounds to get admission.
Check exams to get admission in this course:
Candidates with a good knowledge of foreign language are highly demanded in public and private sector. By opting this field you can become a teacher, translator or as well as freelancer.
Some of the Indian colleges have the foreign language in the academic curriculum. It is a good career gateway into such as the diplomatic services, tourism, entertainment, embassies, public relation & mass communication, publishing, international organization and translation services.
Some of the organizations hire the online content writers or translators. Some of the big international organizations like food and agriculture organization, ministry of external affairs, United Nations organization, and reserve bank of India require professionals in a foreign language.
With a degree in foreign languages, you can find job opportunities in following services like government service, social work, journalism, public relations, the travel industry, library service, philosophy, telecommunications and many others.
What will be your job profile?
The job profiles in the field of language education are as the following:
- Diplomatic Service Professional
- Translator for MNCs and Government Organizations
- Foreign Language Trainer
- Research Associate
- Tourist Guide
- Air Hostess or Flight Steward
- Freelance Writer
- Attendant at hotels
- Public Relation Officer
- Foreign Language Analyst
- Language Instructional Developer
- Language Teachers
- Textbook Author and Editors
- Research Librarians
- Representative of Foreign Companies
- Foreign Travel Adviser
The top private recruiters of language experts are as the following:
- Tech Mahindra
- RBI (Reserve Bank of India)
- Ministry of External Affairs
- FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization)
- UNO (United Nations Organization)
“Presently, handsome salary packages are offered to graduates in foreign languages.”
A foreign expert can earn the attractive salary depending upon the organization and work. The professional who is working in the marketing or personal relations organization in India can earn the Rs. 30,000 to Rs. 50,000 per month.
In the teaching profession, the salary can be in a figure of 15,000 to 25,000 per month. An interpreter can get the 2000 to 4000 per hour and the expert working as a translator can earn the 250 to 500 per page. Beside this, the salary also depends on the proficiency of language. After gaining some experience in their respective field, you can easily get a higher paying job.
Books & Study Materials
Study from good study materials matters a lot in education. Here we are listing books which are most recommended by the experts to study foreign languages:
- Spanish for Reading by Fabiola Franco and Karl C. Sandberg
- Spanish for Attorneys and Paralegals by William C. Harvey
- Russian at a Glance by Thomas R. Beyer
- Language Fundamentals: Russian by Elisheva L. Hinkel
- Italian at a Glance by Mario Costantino
- Italian Visual Language Guide by Rudi Kost and Robert Valentin
- Pronounce it Perfectly in French by Christopher Kendris
- Dictionary of French Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Henry Strutz
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