Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijk Conservatorium van Antwerpen
Language Coaching6714/3126/2324/1/36
Study guide

Language Coaching

Academic year 2023-24
Is found in:
  • Postgraduate Music - vocal concert soloist
    Choice package:
    • Keuzepakket
In other study programme:
  • Bridging Programme Vocal as Language Coaching
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Co-ordinator: Anthonis Luc
Other teaching staff: Avantario Sabrina, Cambier Anne, Seeger Kai-Rouven, Vervoort Valerie
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Academic year
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours

Educational organisation (text)

Language coaching: Italian, French and German will be taught weekly every academic year. Each language will consist of a Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced level class. A placement exam will take place at the start of each academic year. The Beginner level will emphasize the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) as it applies to the particular language. English will be taught every other year.

For Bachelor voice students: Beginner and Intermediate levels must be completed upon graduation.

For Masters voice students: Advanced level must be completed upon graduation.

Prerequisite competencies (text)

Achievement of the learning outcomes of the previous course unit.

Learning outcomes (list)

The student can independently learn and perform vocal music texts.
The student can translate and place texts (poety, Lieder, opera oratorio).
The student develops a general awareness in relation to language (language as source of inspiration, comprehension).
The student acquires knowledge of phonetics, the vowel triange, elementary basic rules of pronunciation in various languages, and muscle exercises for mouth position and the tongue.

Study material (text): Mandatory

Specific repertoire or student repertoire.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Artistic praxis60,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours30,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodArtistic skills assessment during the examination series100,00