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Language Centre

The Ministerio de Educación Nacional (National Ministry of Education) has implemented the Project for the Reinforcement of the Development in Foreign Language Competences that prepends to “have citizens capable of communicating in English, with internationally comparable standards, which the country in the universal communication processes, in global economy and cultural aperture”. It’s for this reason, that the Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central with the creation of the Language Centre pretends to be part of the strategies and processes of formation in the foreign languages promulgated by the national government: Expand the coverage use and the learning of foreign languages also to implement standard tests of knowledge about foreign languages to measure the linguistic competences of our students, in such a way that it would permit them to run for scholarships and programs in foreign universities.

At last, due to the high levels of quality required for higher education, the skills in the management of a foreign language will be fundamental in the all-round education in our students that will permit them to compete as global citizens.

Mission

Facilitate tools that permit the communication through teaching and learning of foreign languages to promote the academic and cultural development in students, teachers, administrative staff and external students within the philosophy and values of the Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central.

Vision

The Language Centre of the Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central, will be recognized as an option to cover the needs for comunication and the academic and cultural exchange of it’s students in one or more foreign languages.

Objectives

The Language Centre of the Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central has as an objective putting students in contact with other cultures through the development of communication competences such as reading, talking, writing and understanding of a foreign language. Develop competences of a foreign language level to boost work competitivity for the graduate students of the Escuela Tecnológica Instituto Técnico Central.