I am learning French to keep my mind active and to try to understand the French news on the TV. I am not quite there yet as the news readers speak too fast for my brain to absorb. I also enjoy coming to VLLC because of the people and the atmosphere. The Tutors are fun and help me to practice and improve. I also appreciate the parking space for the disabled and the coffee is not bad either.
Learning French gave me an international opportunity.
Travelling and working overseas is something that many Australians plan to do during their lifetime. However, few realise just how much easier their journey could be with no language barrier to overcome. Sydney dancer, Kirsty, is an example of an ambitious young Australian who learned a second language through the Vocational Language Learning Centre before heading overseas.
Kirsty equipped herself with a self assured fluency in French to back up her dancing talents before travelling to Paris for auditions with a ballet company in Bordeaux, France. "The positive and friendly atmosphere at VLLC helped me learn the language quickly and have fun doing it" she said. "They helped build my confidence and to absorb the French culture while learning the language. The VLLC fast track learning method was developed in Adelaide and is now considered one of the most effective in the world. It is based on neuro-linguistics and the ability of the subconscious mind to absorb a language in a relaxed atmosphere. "I have set myself up for an international career." Kirsty says.
Here are some stories about VLLC' students and why they are learning a language