Frequently Asked Questions

What is International Bosnian Language Course?

 It is an individual, one to one online language course

What is tutorial service?

The tutorial service include the direct support of a qualified language tutor live online. You will have your own teacher for Bosnian Language Course.

What equipment do I need to get started?

All you need is:

  • a computer.
  • a fast internet connection: Cable/DSL or broadband (not a slow dial-up connection).
  • the free skype software downloadable from their website www.skype.com or alternative options like MSN or Yahoo.
  • a headset (combination of a microphone and a headphone).
How often do students take lessons?

To get the most out of your lessons, we recommend that you take two lessons per week. However, we do give you the flexibility of learning at your own pace, so it is completely up to you how many lessons you would like to take each month. Most students take 8 lessons per month, but some take only 4 and others take 12 lessons per month. You always have the option to change the frequency of your lessons as you go along.

How is a language course structured?

The course is divided in lessons. In these lessons you’ll learn the main grammar points of the language while practicing all language skills (listen, speak, read, and write) with the live help of your tutor.

Is what I study useful?

Yes! Our lessons have brief grammar sections that give you the basis you need to start building your knowledge of the language. These foundations are indispensable if you want to become proficient and then step up to the next level.

Can I pay with credit card, personal check or money order?

Yes you can. We accept all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover,eCheck) paying online via paypal.comand for money order, western union or personal check please ask your teacher for details.

What do you offer for FREE is this course?

You will have 1 Free Trial Lesson also we are offering the Bosnian Textbook GRATIS.

Am I required to take a certain number of lessons each month?

We recommend that you take two lessons per week or a minimum 4 lessons per month. However, we do give you the flexibility of learning at your own pace, so it is completely up to you how many lessons you would like to take each month.

Do you offer any booking discount?

With our quarterly booking program, you book 12 lessons up front, and get your 13th lesson for free. Over the course of the year that amounts to one full month of free lessons!

Can I change the day, time, or duration of my lesson?

Yes, you can change the details of your lessons anytime. Please contact your teacher and advise him/her of your changes. Be sure that you give them at least a 6-hour notice prior to the lesson you want changed to ensure communicated to all parties.

What is your cancellation policy?

With our standard booking program, there is absolutely no long-term commitment. We have a simple “no-hassle” cancellation policy. You can cancel your next month’s lessons by giving us a notice before the end of the current month.

Lessons are purchased on plans. No refunds are given for lessons already paid for. However you can use any unused lessons for up to 12 weeks after your last scheduled lesson.

What if I'm going to be away for some of my lessons? Will I still be charged?

At I.A.LC, you have very flexible booking options, so you are only charged for the lessons you are taking each month. If you plan on going on vacation, you can simply add the dates you are unavailable to your vacation calendar, and we will not schedule lessons. That way you are in full control over how many lessons you take each month.

How far in advance do I need to schedule for my first free lesson?

We require a minimum of 6 hours prior to the first free lesson in order for the instructor to be able to be online accordingly.

How long will it take me to learn Bosnian?
Of course, this question can only be answered with a lot of “it depends”. In particular, it depends on:
 •the level you start from
 •the level you want to finish at
 •how good a natural language learner you are
 •how good and how motivated a student you are
 •your first language
 •how intensively you are studying (how many lessons a week)
 •how much time you spend using (reading, talking, studying, etc.) Bosnian.
Can I receive a certificate at the end of the course?
Yes! You can request a proficiency certificate if you enroll in Bosnian Course, sign up for the tutorial service, and pass the language test. Once you have successfully completed the course, the certificate will be prepared by your language tutor and sent to your address.