Lingua has a clear mission based on providing excellent language education to ensure mastery of the language at task. Its ethical and moral values are based on teamwork and a good leadership model which are evidence of distinction. It promotes high levels of language proficiency, academic achievement and a positive intercultural attitude. It offers students the opportunity to become fluent in a language foreign to them, whether English, Spanish or any other language. It helps students appreciate the value of different cultures and become citizens of the world and prepares them to compete in the modern world. Following the latest trends in language acquisition, the new language is taught through a multi-sensory natural approach, in a technology-enhanced total immersion environment. The school maintains a database of certified faculty trained in this approach. It provides students with the linguistic skills, knowledge and work ethics necessary for an appropriate academic, professional and personal development. It offers advice to students, guiding them during the term of their studies from the moment they are admitted to the school until the completion of their program, not only in academic maters but also in housing, transportation, medical insurance and guidance to higher education. The Lingua Center a Prestigious Language School it has been accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) which provides the highest level of accreditation at the national level for language schools. It offers students extensive resources to practice the new language outside of the classroom and a rich student life, including unlimited access to Broward College’s student centers, libraries, gymnasiums, and student activities, such as art exhibits, music performances, theater, dance, workshops and other events and excursions. It also offers students discounts on local events, restaurants, shops, the movies, public transportation and free parking and Wi-Fi. It provides international students with F-1 visas and easy transfer to an institution of higher education in the United States.
By Andreina Ojeda, M.A. Modern Languages and M.A. International Studies.
President and Founder of Lingua Language Center at Broward College.