According to the Bologna statistics of the European Union, Italian is spoken as a native language by 59 million people in the EU (13% of the EU population), mainly in Italy, and as a second language by 14 million. Including the Italian speakers in non-EU European countries (such as Switzerland and Albania) and on other continents, the total number of speakers is around 85 million.

Italian Courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

Italian courses are based on modern and innovative methods of learning foreign languages, owing to which students can quicky learn to communicate easily in everyday situations.
Besides learning the language, students also become familiar with Italian culture, tradition and way of life.
ST NICOLAS SCHOOL organises Italian courses for students of all ages, starting from the age of 4 onwards. Adult courses are 4 to 6 months long, depending on the level (A1 – C1).

Spanish language (Castillan) is a Romance language. It is a native language to about 400 million people around the world. It is estimated to have over 500 million speakers as a second language. Besides Spain, Spanish is spoken in most countries in South and Middle America (Hispanic America).
Great popularity and omnipresence of Spanish is a good reason to learn the language and find out more about different Hispanic culutures.

Spanish courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

– General Spanish courses for adults
– Spanish courses for pre-school schildren
– Spanish courses for kids and teenagers
The courses are organized in different levels, alligned with Common European Framework.
Duration of an adult course is 4.5 to 6 months. Courses for children are 9 months long.

Greek is the official language of Greece and Cyprus and one of the 23 official languages of the European Union. Today it is a native language for at least 13 million people.
Greek roots are often used to coin new words for other languages; Greek and Latin are the predominant sources of international scientific vocabulary.

Greek courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

Using the most successful methods, ST NICOLAS SCHOOL provides learning contemporary Greek language to students with different levels of knowledge.
Our teachers will give you insight into Greek language, but also culture, music, cuisine…
Greek courses for kids and teenagers are adapted to their age and interests.

More than 200 million people in five continents speak French. It is an official language in 29 countries.
Learning French is a pleasure because it is a beautiful, rich and melodic language, commonly known as ‘a language of love’.

French courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

At ST NICOLAS SCHOOL, French courses are organised and held throughout the year, ranging from basic A levels to advanced C levels, all alligned with Common European Framework.
Students can enrol General, Business or Conversational French courses.
At our school, French courses are attended by students of all ages, starting from the age of 4 onwards.
French lessons are interesting, dynamic and interactive, accompanied by suitable audio-visual materials and organised in small groups, which gives our students a lot more time for communication in French. That way the process of adopting the language and spontaneous speaking is much faster.

Czech is one of the oldest literary languages in Europe, and together with Polish and Slovak, it belongs to a group of West Slavic languages.
Časopis, povod, uloga, spis, čitanka, robot, pištolj, pozor, plin are just some of the words that were taken from Czech and are now used in Serbian language. Czech is officially a minority language in Serbia.

Czech courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

Besides studying the language, students will have an opportunity to learn about history and culture of the Czech Republic.
ST NICOLAS SCHOOL offers Czech courses at 4 levels, from A1 to B2. Each course lasts four months and includes 64 lessons.

Arabic language belongs to a group of Semitic languages and it is an official language in 22 countries as well as in the UN and other world organisations. It is also a native language for over 300 million people living in the area between Morocco in the West and Iraq in the East.
In the Middle Ages, Arabic was a language of culture and science, which caused presence of Arabic words in European languages, in philosophy, astronomy, astrology, mathematics, algebra, medicine and other sciences.

Arabic courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

Courses are organized at 4 levels: A1, A2, B1 and B2. Each of them is 4 months long.
Besides learning Arabic language, students become familiar with Arabic culture, tradition, music and literature.

Russian is one of the most widely spoken native languages in Europe. It belongs to the Slavic group of the Indo-European language family.
It is the native language of 142 million citizens of the Russian Federation, the world’s largest country.
The total number of Russian language speakers around the world is estimated to be from 255 to 285 million.
Russian has proven to be a popular language of study both because of its international prominence and its famous literature works of Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Pushkin, Gogol, Chekhov, and other famous writers.

Russian courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

Besides General Russian Courses, we offer Business Courses at three levels. All adult courses are 4 or 5 months long.
Russian Courses for children last 9 months.

Norwegian is a Germanic language, belonging to a group of Scandinavian languages (together with Danish and Swedish). In the Middle Ages, Norway was united with Denmark and under its influence, so during that period Norwegian written language completely disappeared. The language of education was Danish. 

In the Age of Romanticism, as the idea of a nation, national history and independence was arising, intellectuals started thinking about reviving their native language. They collected Norwegian words which survived in people’s speech and they applied Danish grammar on them. That is how bokmål was born. On the other hand, Ivan Aasen noted down old dialects from around Norway and created nynorsk. For that reason, we now have 2 standard Norwegian languages. However, nynorsk is used less, although Norwegians make an effort to keep both variants of their language.

Norwegian courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

We offer 3 courses at levels A1/A2, B1 and B2. Each course is 5 months long (80 lessons). At elementary course, we introduce Norwegian grammar, writing and pronunciation; the focus is on everyday situations and conversation. At intermediate and advanced courses, vocabulary is increased, grammar improved and conversation practised further; units comprise texts about Norwegian culture and history, as well as shorter literary texts and newspaper articles.

Swedish is a North Germanic language, spoken by approximately 8.7 million people worldwide, predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.
It is largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and Danish.

Swedish courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

We offer Swedish courses at three levels, each of them lasting for six months.

About Dutch language

Dutch is a West Germanic language with over 20 million speakers mainly in the Netherlands and Belgium. The Dutch dialects spoken in Belgium are collectively known as Flemish.
Dutch is a second language for another 5 million people.
It is closely related to German and English and is said to be between them.

Dutch courses at ST NICOLAS SCHOOL

ST NICOLAS SCHOOL organises Dutch courses at A1 – C1 levels.