How can I learn Chinese in Singapore

Language courses in Singapore

If you are planning a language trip to learn English, you can also consider the Southeast Asian island and city state of Singapore as an alternative to the classic destinations in the USA, Canada and Great Britain. This is certainly an unusual, but very attractive place to spend an exciting time in a special atmosphere and learn English effectively.

Singapore: tension between east and west

The smallest state in Southeast Asia in terms of area, which is one of the so-called tiger states, is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. There are four official languages: Chinese, English, Malay and Tamil. The English language predominates as a lingua franca and in business life, as is the case in schools in the small country. In 2012, around 5.3 million people lived in the multicultural metropolis. Of these, over 75 percent are Chinese, just under 14 percent Malay and around 8 percent Indian. As a language traveler, you will surely find enough time in the impressive city to visit very different parts of the city and attractions. Whether Little India, the Arab quarter, the Colonial District with old parks, colonial buildings and museums or Sentosa with its amusement parks and artificial sandy beaches: Singapore offers a colorful and delightful mixture of eastern and western influences in a small space. The nightlife, the culinary variety in the numerous restaurants and the great shopping opportunities are also famous. Whether beach vacation, cultural highlights, great entertainment centers or tranquil eastern ambience: Immerse yourself in Singapore's diversity and let yourself be inspired.

Singapore language trip

On a language trip to Singapore, you can choose between many different language courses. Whether as a student, pupil, in a group or as a professional who would like to improve his English skills for the job: Choose the course that suits your level of performance and that includes a number of hours of instruction that is appropriate for you. You can take a one-week course or plan a long-term stay of six months or more. You will be able to apply what you have learned in class in your free time because almost everyone in Singapore speaks English. The learning effect is higher than with a language course at home. In the former British Crown Colony, you have a very good opportunity to learn the English language effectively and sustainably and get to know an island state with its very special peculiarities and offers.

Singapore is special

Singapore is one of the up-and-coming tiger states that is on the way from a so-called emerging country to an industrialized state or, here, an economy primarily geared towards services. As a British colony in the 19th century, Singapore was an important hub for trade between China and Europe. Industry still takes place in the coastal areas today. Many products are not manufactured in Singapore, but processed and refined and then exported.
Famous and notorious is the harsh strictness of the laws in the small island state, which is unusual for us. If you are on a language course in Singapore, you should pay attention to this and avoid some things that are not punishable in Europe or only punished with a small amount of punishment. Vandalism, for example, is also punished here, but not - as in Singapore - with a possible flogging sentence. You should refrain from chewing gum and under no circumstances throw garbage or even just a cigarette butt carelessly on the street. That can also be severely punished. But: If you know the strict laws and stick to them, you have one too Language trip to Singapore nothing to fear. Instead, they should concentrate entirely on the described tension between East and West and enjoy its design. Because: Singapore is special in many ways, but one thing is certain: especially beautiful and definitely worth a language trip. Your big one The advantage of a Singapore language trip is that you can reach all the diverse offers and attractions within a short timebecause the island nation is so small. In terms of accommodation, as a language student you have the choice between fairly simple accommodation and luxurious hotels.

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