The best way to learn a foreign language is to talk to the locals. In view of this, the concept of a language stay is very much in vogue at the moment. The idea is to travel to such and such a country for total immersion: meeting and talking with the locals, local customs, doing activities in an idyllic setting. In terms of language destination, Hawaii is very popular at the moment. The craze for this archipelago, located in the middle of the Pacific, can be explained by many reasons.
English: the official language on the archipelago
English is the most widely used language in the world, both for business and travel. As a result, people decide to deepen their knowledge of this language to facilitate communication with others. In fact, English is the official language in Hawaii. It is therefore the ideal destination for a language stay. During your trip, you will benefit from intensive courses to learn all the basics of English or to improve your knowledge: grammar, syntax, spelling, conjugation… For practical purposes, you will be able to speak directly with the locals or even foreigners living on the archipelago. The exchanges allow you to improve your oral comprehension and dialogue. Thanks to this total immersion, learning is quick and fun. Moreover, you will not easily forget the knowledge you have acquired previously.
In addition to English, Hawaiian is also a language used on the archipelago, especially by the indigenous inhabitants. During your Hawaiian language stay, you will have the opportunity to learn the basic words and expressions of this second language.
The opportunity to combine cultural discovery with language courses
Learning a language is often accompanied by a study of the customs and traditions of the country in question. During your language stay in Hawaii, you will have the opportunity to discover the tourist attractions of the archipelago. The teacher can take on the role of an English-speaking guide. He will be able to explain the history of the sites, the emblematic characters of the archipelago, the local customs and traditions… In class, this specific information is often difficult for students to assimilate as it is presented in a rather abstract way. There is nothing like a visit to the site to fully understand a country’s history. In short, a language stay in Hawaii is the best way to enrich your linguistic vocabulary and your general knowledge of this state of the United States. Students will be able to fully open up to the world and make exciting discoveries about a new culture.
A paradisiacal setting
A language holiday is also a holiday. Indeed, learning a language can be done elsewhere than in the classroom. It is possible to organise courses anywhere. And why not, in a paradisiacal place like Hawaii? It is a dream destination thanks to its white sandy beaches, its turquoise sea, its incredible aquatic fauna (whales, dolphins, sea turtles, fish of many colours, etc.) and its well-preserved nature. You will have the opportunity to take English courses while enjoying an idyllic holiday. In addition, the learning timetable is often flexible to suit each student’s schedule. For practice, just talk to shopkeepers, locals, locals, foreigners or other students on the course. Moreover, it should be noted that Hawaiians are renowned for their kindness, friendliness and sympathy. It is easy to approach people and discuss various subjects. You will certainly be able to establish close ties with the locals. Beyond simply learning a language, language stays are a great human experience. It is the best way to meet others.
The opportunity to take part in many fun and sporting activities
Hawaii is the ideal playground for water sports and hiking enthusiasts. Indeed, the idyllic landscapes of the archipelago make you want to do various water sports such as surfing, kayaking, scuba diving, boat trips and much more. If you are a novice in these fields, it is possible to follow courses with English-speaking professionals. Once again, learning English is part of every programme. In Hawaii, the weather is good all year round. Some people enjoy hiking and biking. This type of activity is possible in Hawaii. Indeed, the archipelago has a well-preserved nature. During your escapades, you will have the opportunity to discover various varieties of fauna and flora. Hawaii also has many active volcanoes, high mountains and pristine beaches. In fact, it is possible to contemplate the beauty of the archipelago by paragliding and parachute jumping. This language holiday in Hawaii will not leave you indifferent. Your trip will be marked by beautiful memories thanks to the experiences you have had and the encounters you have had with others.