This format allows you to join others from all over the world as you learn the foundations of language. Each day includes online video lessons, working with a language helper, and live training sessions with peer interaction. This missions-specific course includes lessons on relational theology, God's culture tree, and languages of culture. At the end of this approximately 35-hour course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to LanguageCourse

    • Introduction to LanguageCourse

  • 2

    Lesson 1 - Our Core

    • Our Core Overview

    • Relational Theology

    • Relational Theology Overview

    • Relational Learning

    • Relational Learning Overview

    • Reflection

    • The Culture Tree

    • The Culture Tree Overview

    • God's Culture Tree

    • God's Culture Tree Worksheet

    • Languages of Culture

    • Languages of Culture Overview

  • 3

    Lesson 2 - Know Yourself as a Language Learner

    • Language Community

    • Language Community Worksheet

    • Four Important Questions

    • Four Important Questions Worksheet

    • Learning Styles

    • Learning Styles Worksheet

    • Attitudes

    • Attitudes Worksheet

  • 4

    Lesson 3 - Language Learning Tools

    • Using Tools

    • Using Tools Overview

    • Language Learning Tools

    • Language Learning Tools Overview

    • Sociolinguistics

    • Sociolinguistics Worksheet

    • Discourse

    • Discourse Worksheet

    • Integration

    • Integration Overview

    • Strategy

    • Strategy Worksheet

  • 5

    Lesson 4 - Language Helpers

    • Relationship

    • Language Helpers

    • Language Helpers Worksheet

    • GLUE Learning Cycle

    • GLUE Learning Cycle Overview

    • Writing a Lesson Plan

    • Lesson Plan Template

    • Lesson Plan Roleplay

    • Eliciting Natural Language

    • Eliciting Natural Language Overview

    • How to Record

    • How to Record Overview

    • How to Know What to Learn

  • 6

    Lesson 5 – Listening Comprehension

    • Listening Comprehension

    • Listening Comprehension Overview

    • Total Physical Response

    • Point and Listen

  • 7

    Lesson 6 – Vocabulary

    • Vocabulary

    • Vocabulary Worksheet

  • 8

    Lesson 7 – Grammar

    • Grammar

    • Grammar Worksheet

  • 9

    Lesson 8 – Speaking

    • Speaking

    • Speaking Overview

  • 10

    Lesson 9 – Creating a Language Learning Plan

    • Considerations

    • Considerations Worksheet

    • Creating Your Plan

    • Creating Your Plan Worksheet

  • 11

    Lesson 10 – Pronunciation

    • Pronunciation

    • Pronunciation Overview

    • Anatomy and Articulation

    • Anatomy and Articulation Worksheet

    • IPA Consonants

    • IPA Consonants Worksheet

    • IPA Vowels

    • IPA Vowels Overview

    • Drills

    • Drills Worksheet

    • Suprasegmentals

    • Suprasegmentals Worksheet

  • 12

    Cohort Day 1

    • Day 1 Live Training

    • Four Important Questions Worksheet

    • Learning Styles Worksheet

    • Attitudes Worksheet

    • Know Yourself Worksheet

    • Language Community Worksheet

    • Language Helpers Worksheet

    • GLUE

    • Know What to Learn Resources

    • Anatomy and Articulation Worksheet

  • 13

    Cohort Day 2

    • Day 2 Live Training

    • Sociolinguistics Resources

    • Discourse Resources

    • Integration Worksheet

    • Eliciting Natural Language Worksheet

    • Lesson Plan and Recording Resources

    • IPA Resources

    • Target Language Resources

  • 14

    Cohort Day 3

    • Day 3 Live Training

    • Listening Comprehension Resources

    • Listening Comprehension Videos

    • Audacity Instructions

    • Language Acquisition for Cross-Cultural Effectiveness

    • Strategy Worksheet

    • Target Vowels Overview

  • 15

    Cohort Day 4

    • Day 4 Live Training

    • Vocabulary Resources

    • Vocabulary Activities

    • Grammar Resources

    • Speaking Overview

    • Drills Worksheet

    • Suprasegmentals Resources

  • 16

    Cohort Day 5

    • Day 5 Live Training

    • Evaluate Your Progress Resources

    • Daily Schedule Resources

    • Considerations Worksheet

    • Creating Your Plan Worksheet

    • Create Your Plan Template

    • Benediction