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Speakcat

Survival course for international students
Speakcat is an introductory Catalan course aimed at international students and taught in a university context. It consists of 10 units that focus on basic grammar and vocabulary and offers a dictionary, exercises and activities that deal with practical aspects of daily life at the University. A personal tutor is available to help students.

Designed by
The University of Girona in collaboration with the other Catalan universities and the Commission for Universities and Research of the Department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprise.
 

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Parla.cat

For all levels
Parla.cat is an innovative online Catalan course. The course can be taken independently or with a tutor and features three levels of learning: basic, elementary and intermediate. The advanced level will be made available in the coming months. In addition to the courses, Parla.cat also offers the Rambla Virtual section in which the learner can access entertainment and cultural content and interact with other users through forums and chat rooms.
Designed by
Language Policy Secretariat of the Department of the Vice-Presidency and the Ramon Llull Institute, in collaboration with the Consortium for Linguistic Standardization.
 

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Font del cat

First point of contact with the Catalan language
Font del cat is a resource that offers initial contact with Catalan. It consists of a video presentation, listening exercises, comprehension questions and a game. Learners can subtitle the videos to facilitate comprehension. The resource, which also includes a dictionary, a grammar summary and examples of speech acts, is aimed at international students who want to study at a Catalan university, particularly those with a good command of another Romance language.
Designed by
The Institute of Education Sciences at the Universitat Autònoma Barcelona in collaboration with the Department of Innovation, Universities and Enterprise of the Catalan government (Generalitat de Catalunya).
 

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