BabeliUM

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

the world is in BabeliUM

Through a wide range of courses in the area of languages , BabeliUM – Language Center of the School of Letters, Arts and Human Sciences of the University of Minho seeks to respond to the growing need for learning foreign languages , both within the University of Minho and in the surrounding community, continuing the long tradition of the School of Letters, Arts and Human Sciences. Since 2011, BabeliUM has been present on the Azurém Campus, increasing its offer in Guimarães.

BabeliUM offers high quality language courses and outstanding learning standards thanks to the high qualification and motivation of its teachers who practice innovative teaching methods in line with the demands of the job market.

COMPETENCE LEVELS

BabeliUM offers courses in 8 different languages .

GERMAN

SPANISH

FRENCH

GALICIAN

ENGLISH

ITALIAN

JAPANESE

RUSSIAN

KOREAN

Occasionally there are courses in Arabic , Czech , Polish , Turkish and Portuguese Sign Language , among others.

Depending on the chosen language, you can find courses with different levels of learning (beginner, intermediate, advanced), always identified according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The CEFR describes proficiency in a foreign language at six levels: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2, and forms the basis for the international recognition of communication skills, which greatly facilitates the mobility of students and professionals.

TRAINING PERIODS

BabeliUM has several training periods :

SEMESTER COURSES

1st academic semester (October to January/February)

2nd academic semester ( February to June )

INTENSIVE COURSES

1st semester break (January/February, 2/3 weeks)

in summer ( June/July, 2/3 weeks )

FORMATS

BabeliUM offers several course formats :

GENERAL COMMUNICATION COURSES

48 school hours

Registration fee : €40.00

Internal attendance fee: €155.00

External attendance fee : €210.00

GENERAL COMMUNICATION COURSES

OR WITH SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

30 teaching hours

Registration fee: €40.00

Internal attendance fee : €95.00

External attendance fee : €130.00

INTENSIVE COURSES

48 school hours

duration between 2 to 3 weeks

Registration fee : €40.00

Internal attendance fee : €120.00

External attendance fee : €180.00

Before completing the online registration form , please consult the training offer and read the information and FAQ’s about registration , fees and general rules .

Coordinator of Foreign Language Courses:

João Jorge Coelho Pereira 

✉️ jorgepereira@elach.uminho.pt

For more information, contact us at babelium@elach.uminho.pt

SCHEDULES

TRAINING OFFERS 1st SEMESTER 2022/2023

Registration open until October 10, 2022

ON-SITE COURSES

GUALTAR / AZUREM

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

TIME

TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOURS

PERIOD

ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

German »A1 beginner

*No prerequisites

Tuesday and Thursday

18:30 – 20:30

48

October 18, 2022 to January 31, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

German »A1 initiation Azurém
*No prerequisites

Tuesday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 18, 2022 to February 28, 2023

Campus Azurém (Guimarães)

German »A2
*Prerequisites post-initiation level A1

Wednesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 19, 2022 to February 15, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

German B1/B2 Conversation *
*Prerequisites level A2/»B1

Wednesday

18:30 – 21:00

30

October 19, 2022 to January 25, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Korean »A1 Beginner
*No prerequisites

Tuesday

15:30 – 17:30

30

October 19, 2022 to January 28, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Spanish A1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Tuesday

18:00 – 20:30

30

October 18, 2022 to February 24, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

French A1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Tuesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 18, 2022 to February 28, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

French A2
*Prerequisites level A1+

Thursday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 20, 2022 to March 2, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Galego B1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Wednesday

18:00 – 20:30

30

October 19, 2022 to January 18, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Galego B1+ Post-Initiation
*Prerequisites level B1

Thursday

18:00 – 20:30

30

October 20, 2022 to February 2, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English A1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Monday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 17, 2022 to February 13, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English A1+
*Prerequisites post-initiation level A1

Thursday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 20, 2022 to March 2, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English A2
*Prerequisites level A1+

Monday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 17, 2022 to February 13, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English A2+
*A2 level prerequisites

Wednesday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 19, 2022 to February 15, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English B1
*Prerequisites level A2+

Wednesday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 19, 2022 to February 15, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English B2
*B1+ level prerequisites

Tuesday

09:30 – 12:30

48

October 18, 2022 to February 28, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Conversation Skills in English B2
*Prerequisite level B1+

Wednesday

10:00 – 12:30

30

October 19, 2022 to January 18, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

English C1
*Prerequisites level B2+

Wednesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 19, 2022 to February 15, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Italian »A1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Wednesday

18:30 – 20:30

30

October 19, 2022 to February 8, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Italian A1 Post-initiation
*Prerequisites level »A1 initiation

Thursday

18:30 – 20:30

30

October 20, 2022 to February 23, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Japanese »A1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Friday

18:30 – 20:30

30

October 21, 2022 to February 10, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Japanese A2
*Prerequisites level »A2

Thursday

18:30 – 20:30

30

October 20, 2022 to February 23, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

Russian »A1 Initiation
*No prerequisites

Wednesday

18:30 – 20:30

30

October 19, 2022 to February 8, 2023

Campus Gualtar (Braga)

E-LEARNING COURSES

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.

E@D ONLINE COURSE

DAY OF THE WEEK

TIME TABLE

TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOURS

PERIOD

LIVING ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

German »A1 Initiation E-learning
*No prerequisites
Computer with Internet access required

Friday

09:30 – 12:30

48

October 21, 2022 to February 17, 2023

ZOOM Platform

German A1 Post-initiation E-learning

*Prerequisites: level »A1 Initiation
Computer with Internet access required

Tuesday

19:00 – 22:00

48

October 18, 2022 to February 28, 2023

ZOOM Platform

German A2 E-Learning

*Prerequisites: level »A2
Computer with Internet access required

Wednesday

19:00 – 22:00

48

October 19, 2022 to February 15, 2023

ZOOM Platform

German B1 E-Learning

*Prerequisites: »B1 level
Computer with Internet access required

Thursday

18:00 – 21:00

48

October 20, 2022 to March 2, 2023

ZOOM Platform

French A2+ E-learning

*Prerequisites: level A2
Computer with Internet access required

Tuesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 18, 2022 to February 28, 2023

ZOOM Platform

French B1 E-Learning

*Prerequisites: A2+ level
Computer with Internet access required

Monday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 17, 2022 to February 13, 2023

ZOOM Platform

English B1+ E-learning
*B1 level prerequisites

Computer with internet access required

Tuesday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 18, 2022 to February 28, 2023

ZOOM Platform

English B2+ E-learning
*B2 level prerequisites

Computer with internet access required

Monday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 17, 2022 to February 13, 2023

ZOOM Platform

English C1 E-learning
*B2+ level prerequisites

Computer with internet access required

Wednesday

14:30 – 17:30

48

October 19, 2022 to February 15, 2023

ZOOM Platform

English C1+ E-learning
*C1 level prerequisites

Computer with internet access required

Monday

18:30 – 21:30

48

October 17, 2022 to February 13, 2023

ZOOM Platform

Italian »A2 E-learning
*A1 level prerequisites

Computer with internet access required

Monday

18:00 – 20:00

30

October 17, 2022 to February 6, 2023

ZOOM Platform

Turkish »A2 *
*Prerequisites level A1 Post-initiation

Computer with internet access required

Tuesday and Thursday

14:00-15:30

30

October 18, 2022 to January 19, 2023

ZOOM Platform

SEMESTER COURSES OF 48 TEACHING HOURS

Registration fee: €40.00

Attendance fee for inmates: €155.00

Attendance fee for external students: €210.00

SEMESTER COURSES OF 30 TEACHING HOURS

Registration fee: €40.00

Attendance fee for inmates: €95.00

Attendance fee for external students: €130.00

* Courses w/ EXEMPTION from attendance fee:
Galician Courses | Turkish Courses | B1/B2 Conversation German Course: Exempt Attendance fee, only application fee applies (40€)


CCPFC ACCREDITED TRAINING ACTION
SEPTEMBER 16 AND 17, 2022

Modality: Training Course

Training Area: Pedagogical and Didactic Practice in Teaching

Recipients: Teachers from Recruitment Groups 120, 220, 330

Duration: 12 hours

TRAINING ACTION

DAY OF THE WEEK

TIME

TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOURS

PERIOD

LIVING ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

Communication and intercultural development in the English Language classroom – CCPFC Training Action

  1. Program
  2. Poster
  3. type of fee

Friday and Saturday

09h30-17h00

12

September 16 and 17, 2022

Campus de Gualtar 

ELACH Auditorium (Ed. No. 5)

Closed

Important note : Obtaining the certificate depends on participating in the activities planned for the Action for a minimum of 8 hours, as well as submitting an individual critical reflection report by September 30

ENGLISH WORKSHOPS
BUSINESS/ACADEMIC AREA

WORKSHOPS IN PRESENTIAL REGIME ON THE GUALTAR CAMPUS

WORKSHOPS

DATE

TIME

TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOURS

CONTENTS

ROOM

SUBSCRIPTION

Workshop Excelling at Job Recruitment: CVs and interviews- Face-to-face

*B1+/B2 level prerequisites

 

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Applications open until September 1st

09h00-13h00

4

Campus of Gualtar

location to be defined

Workshop Spoken Interaction in Corporate Communication: phoning/videoconferencing- Face-to-face

*B1+/B2 level prerequisites

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Applications open until September 14

09h00-13h00

4

Campus of Gualtar

location to be defined

ONLINE WORKSHOPS

ONLINE WORKSHOPS E@D

DATE

TIME

TOTAL AMOUNT OF HOURS

CONTENTS

DISTANCE LEARNING

SUBSCRIPTION

Workshop Dynamic Presentations in English E-Learning

*B1+/B2 level prerequisites
Computer with Internet access required

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Applications open until September 7th

09h00-13h00

4

Synchronous sessions via Zoom

Workshop Leadership and Mastery of Meetings E-Learning

*B1+/B2 level prerequisites
Computer with Internet access required

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Applications open until September 21

09h00-13h00

4

Synchronous sessions via Zoom

Cost: €40.00 (for each Workshop)

Promotional PACK: by registering for all Workshops, the 4th registration has a 50% discount

*The marked prerequisites are indicative. For registration purposes, it is not necessary to present any proof that you already have the previous level. It is, however, convenient that you have knowledge of the previous level to which you enroll, in order to be able to keep up with the pace of classes.