Virtual Villages

Concordia Language Villages is excited to offer participants new opportunities to begin or continue their adventure in language and cultural learning! Villagers ages 18+ can join one or more online Virtual Village sessions – beginning to advanced language learners welcome! Experience fun, interactive language learning and cultural activities - all from home. The four precepts of the CLVway will continue to be the backbone of your immersion experience. It's REAL language, REAL culture and REAL people. Whether online or in northern Minnesota, Concordia Language Villages is committed to inspiring courageous global citizens. Join us!

Swedish Coffee Hour

Virtual Village Coffee Hours offer informal conversations about everyday life, current events, or other topics of interest to you - all in the target language!

Sessions will be designated for various levels (low-intermediate, high-intermediate, advanced).  Staff to villager ratio of 1:8, on average. Sessions meet once per week for 60 minutes over Zoom; schedules are determined by each Virtual Village. Coffee hours are available in packages of four, eight, twelve, sixteen and twenty consecutive weeks.

Registration coming soon!

Swedish Discussion Circle

Virtual Village Discussion Circles offer conversation about specific and thematic reading assignments (short stories, novels, theology, philosophy, history etc.) - all in the target language! These circles are led by staff with subject matter expertise.

Sessions will be designated for various levels (low-intermediate, high-intermediate, advanced).  Participants will be grouped by similar proficiency. Staff to villager ratio of 1:8, on average. Sessions meet once per week for 60 minutes over Zoom; schedules are determined by each Virtual Village.  Discussion circles are available in packages of four or eight weeks.

Registration coming soon!

Swedish Adult Week

Virtual Village Adult Weeks offer real-time, small-group interactive language and cultural learning for villagers ages 18 and older. These hands-on experiences meet daily Monday through Friday for culturally authentic activities and guided learning, including one-on-one conversation opportunities.

All language levels welcome. Where possible, villagers will be grouped by similar proficiency. Staff to villager ratio of 1:6, on average. Sessions meet for three hours daily for a total of 15 hours of learning over Zoom; schedules are determined by each Virtual Village.

Some complex global topics of cultural relevance may be discussed in English with references to target-language culture(s).

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Concordia Language Villages reserves the right to consolidate or cancel sessions that are below minimum enrollment levels.