LCI was founded on 2010 with the objective of providing English and Communication skills to SMU students. The Centre later expanded and established itself as a key player in executive training, including language courses and Soft Skills workshops.
As well as English, Arabic and French courses are offered in: Chinese, Italian, Spanish, German and Portuguese.
LCI also promotes intercultural awareness by celebrating the cultures of different countries by organizing International Days together with SMU students, faculty and staff as well as representatives from embassies and international organizations.
Together with MSB and MedTech our dedicated faculty and staff aim to make SMU a regional hub of excellence.
The Language and Culture Institute is a centre of excellence in language training and cultural activities. Our mission is to provide language and professional development courses of excellence, as well as promoting inter cultural awareness leading to a better understanding and bringing together of people from all over the world.
By choosing LCI you will embark on a unique and stimulating learning experience. Our long-standing expertise, cutting-edge pedagogical methods, and dedicated staff will make this choice your key to the future.
I participated in a Business English course and was able to really improve my communication skills as well as professional writing. The classes are dynamic, interactive and fun, it was fruitful and enjoyable experience
It was important for me to improve my knowledge of Business English and Public Speaking to move ahead in my professional career. At LCI I was able not only to boost my confidence in addressing an audience but also reach a near native fluency that I didn't think would ever be possible.
Successful communication requires language skills and intercultural understanding; at the Language and Culture Institute you can improve both. Let us help you achieve your learning goals in a tailor-made course that will start you off in your target language from day one.
Whether you ant to enhance your research skills, read more widely, communicate with people more easily, improve your career prospects or simply learn something new, the Language and Culture Institute offers your the chance to train in an integral way and realize your maximum potential.
You are most welcome to join us.