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5.1.5. Cyprus

FLaReNet Summary

Although it seems that the Cyprus government strongly supports Language Technologies, there is little activity in this area in the country. The Language Centre of the University of Cyprus provides resources and services for members of the University who need foreign language competency for their studies. The Language Centre is dedicated to helping students succeed in mastering languages other than their own. It also offers a program of continuing education for adults.

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Programs

It seems that there is little activity in Cyprus on Language Resources for HLT. The Language Centre of the University of Cyprus provides resources and services for members of the University who need foreign language competency for their studies. The Language Centre is dedicated to helping students succeed in mastering languages other than their own. The Language Centre also offers a program of continuing education for adults. These tuition-based courses are of two types: Languages for Specific Purposes and In-Service Teacher Training. Languages for Specific Purposes courses are tailored to the specific language learning requirements and time and place schedules of business and government bodies. In-Service Teacher Training includes advanced language maintenance courses as well as instruction in language teaching methodology and instructional technology.