Languages at ESCE

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Language learning at the heart of ESCE’s curriculum

Language learning is essential for a future international manager. We work hard every day to ensure that our students make daily progress and are fully operational in the foreign languages of their choice by the end of the course.

Language courses have always been at the heart of the school’s teaching.

Grande École students can study
20 languages, 13 of which are taught face-to-face.
The volume of language courses is very high.
Each student spends 4h30 per week per language.
Students are required to take 2 languages and will have LV2 courses throughout their 5-year course.
They can also take a face-to-face LV3 and an online LV3 and/or LV4.

Languages taught in the classroom :

  • German
  • English
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • French as a Foreign Language 🇫🇷
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Sign language (International Political Science curriculum)

Students can also discover many languages through an online platform:

  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Irish
  • Dutch 🇳🇱
  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese 🇻🇳

From the1st year onwards, ESCE offers its students the opportunity to follow the entire curriculum in CURSUS Full English.

  • The language department boasts more than 20 different nationalities among its teaching staff : an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with different accents, cultures and ways of working.
  • The program is built in a coherent and progressive manner throughout the curriculum and allows the student to work on the vocabulary of commerce and the business world.

Concrete and effective learning

Language learning at ESCE is off the beaten track: work on contracts, presentations on social issues, business plans in the language… All forms of communication are encouraged.

External reviews to enhance your resume and employability

External examinations are compulsory throughout the curriculum. They highlight language skills and enable recruiters to assess students’ mastery of the language.

All ESCE students take the TOEIC test at the end of their1st year, and also during their3rd year to validate their progress in English. An external LV2 exam is also organized at the end of the 5th year: COCEF for Spanish, WiDaF for German, DLECI for Italian, JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test / INALCO) for Japanese, CAPLE-ULisboa for Portuguese and BCT and HSK for Chinese.

From the1st year, ESCE offers its students the opportunity to follow the entire curriculum in English. Students can also join the full English curriculum in2nd or3rd year, depending on their progress in English.

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Updated 12 January 2024