Foreign Langauge Teacher - Career Queries

A foreign language teacher can teach various levels of education and foreign languages. The main job of a foreign language teacher is to teach the course in one particular language in a fluent tone. One must be fluent in the language or languages that are being taught. Besides they should be proficient in reading, writing and speaking the language they are teaching. The foreign language teachers will also have to teach the other aspects of a language such as vocabulary, grammar, accent and so on. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Foreign Language Teacher answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Foreign Language Teacher

Dear Friend,The Japanese Language School (JLS) established in 1984, is the first organized japanese language institution in Banglore, India. The basic and advanced programmes of the school were put together by late H.Ganesh, a Japanese Teacher, Japanese Expert and educator of great repute. He was the only person at that time who wanted to establish a Japanese Language school exclsively for Indian Students keeping in mind the all indian fundamentals. He used to beleive that 'Japanese fortunately, is not the world's most difficult language, especially for the Indians. JLS has been serving t

Hi,Scope of foreign language is growing worldwide. Foreign language experts with a good understanding of cultures are in great demand in the corporate world. The scope of foreign language as career is great and candidates willing to explore it have multitude of job opportunities in various MNC's and multilateral organizations .Language skills are essential attribute in most professions and help in the advancement of career.Career in a foreign language is not only attractive in terms of fulfilling the innate passion to know culture and people but also earns you handsome salary. Knowing one fore

Dear Aspirant, Thanks for approaching us at I appreciate your detailed query. [Languages and Economics][1] a re poles apart and so you will have to decide [which one to take up as a career][2]. Both can give you a good career, but not collectively. To be best sure of what suits you for your career, I would suggest you to undergo a [Psychometric Career Assessment][3] test from which will help you understand yourself in respect of your strengths, weaknesses, emotional quotient, etc. and will exactly tell you which stream is good for you. /psychometric-career

Dear Aspirant, learning additional language other than Hindi and English, is very advantageous. And specially you are planning to learn an international language such as Japanese. Learning of any foreign language will definitely enhance your career prospectives as well as boost self esteem.Please remember that Indian companies now adays are emerging as global players and Indian market is being eyes by multinationa companies, it becomes essential that there is no dearth of professionals who can overcome language barriers and facilitate smooth communication for proper business transactions. By l

Hi,If you are really interested in foreign language so just go for it. Though the languages that are in demand presently are Japanese, German, French, Chinese, Spanish.. Every foreign language has its own advantage.Courses:: Foreign language courses can be studied after 10+2 as a 3 years graduate course or even as 5 years integrated language course in the universities offering such courses.Career in Foreign Language::1) TEACHING2) INTERPRETERS AND TRANSLATORS3) FREELANCINGTranslators find job with industries, publishing houses, government and research organizations. Other job opportunities fo

Hi A [career in foreign language][1] has always been an attractive proposition, especially for those who have a flair for languages. [Academic qualifications in foreign languages][2] helps in pursuing careers in the areas of tourism, entertainment, public relations and mass communication, international organisations, embassies, diplomatic service, publishing, interpretation and translation etc. Skills in foreign languages like French, German, Russian, Chinese and more recently Japanese, Spanish and Korean are in great demand. [Courses offered are BA, MA,Mphil and Diploma courses.] The various

Hello Danish,   I suppose you wish to know the future for Spanish language.   Please note, as such, you could find opportunities as a translator in publishing houses, or the embassy or even in the contest held internationally.   As such, there are many students who wish to learn a foreign language, so you could join classes and teach the language to them. Even students who wish to go to Spain or spanish speaking countries, you could help them out.   As such, french has more opportunities, as even school teach the subject as a language paper.   Wish you good luck...

Hi Pranay, I am delighted to know your interest to learn a foreign language.You can opt for any of the popular languages like French,German,chinese,Italian,Russian. But, just learning is not enough you should speak with the people for fluency. Best wishes.

Hello Rahul,  First decide on the country and then on the course. If possible shortlist few colleges and then meet an abroad education.consultant who would explain you the entire procedure and help in the application process too. Wish you good luck...

Hello Danish,   Knowing a second language comes in handy many a times.   Especially when you wish to go to those particular countries for higher studies or job purpose.   Similar would be the case for french language.   Apart from that, as such, you could work as a translator in publishing houses or media firms. Whereby a script or say a book needs to be translated from French to English and vice versa. Another option is acting as a spokesperson for celebrity. eg, Miss India contest. Another option is working in the embassy helping foreign nationals and last but not the lea

Indian companies are growing substantially on global market and Indian market is playing a significant part as a source of huge success for multinational companies; it becomes important that there is no shortage of professionals who can subdue the language barrier and alleviate fluent communication for proper transactions related to business. There is a huge demand for experts of a foreign language with a good understanding of cultures. Foreign language as a career is emerging as a successful career path and those who are willing to explore it have numerous opportunities to work in a multinati

Hi Windy,  You can learn any language, but the important thing is practise. If you don't use it regularly then it might not help you much. Hence before you decide to take any language, see the opportunity for learning and practise. With using your newly gained knowledge it would be just another certificate in your academic portfolio. Better learn or practise the language in your interest line of work and then opt for a certification to compliment your skill set. Hope, this answers your concerns, wishing you all the best.

Hello there,  I am unable to understand your querry. Which position are you referring to?. Please do write back being specific so that can help you better. Wish you good luck...

Dear Aspirant, From your question, I am not sure which career you are looking forward to in your life ahead. Sanskrit and then suddenly Archaeology and now you wish to learn a foreign language? Why do you think that a foreign language is what is good for you for future and would give you something that you desire in your career? Are you working currently? I think you can get jobs in teaching based on the current education you have done. If you are interested in Archeology, then learning a foreign language will be of no use. I feel you need to remove the confusion and should know what care

Dear Aspirant, Learning a foreign language is definitely beneficial if you wish to be into media or communication or language domain. It is also helpful if you are in IT industry where you may get an opportunity to travel abroad for project work or training. It is also helpful in BPO sector for non-voice or voice processes. Demanded foreign languages are French, German, Japanese, Spanish. Best wishes

Hi There, Knowing a foreign language has many advantages from a hobby point of view. In terms of careers, few options are: Translators: People who publish a book in French language, you could translate the writeup in the language known to the masses. Interpreters: Mainly seen during the Miss World or similar pageant. When the contestant does not know the common language, interpreters follow them and help being their language. Also we see interpreters, with IAS officers, who are on a visit to a foreign national and need to communicate with people with different languages. Teacher: You could bec

Hi, the question is required to be more clear.However, I presume that what are the works involve while working in foreign embassies. Foreign Embassy means Diplomatic Mission set up in a country.A local staff who is employed in any Embassy is normally recruited by routine procedure like advertisement,interview etc. based on the work,background and seniority wise they are posted in the concerned departments like, Administration,Protocol,Store,Purchase,Reception,Hospitality,Education,Culture,Transport,Consular etc.However,the key, sensitive and confidential positions mainly are running by the Dip