The study of language, history, and the cultural heritage of society helps to develop an appreciation and understanding of others. In addition, the study of foreign literature deepens the aesthetic values of students and enhances the level of their own cultural development.
The first year of language study concentrates on real-life functional use of the language as a means of communication through listening, reading, speaking, and writing. By focusing on authentic language and culture, students begin to acquire the skills and understanding needed to become proficient. Students are expected to be serious about their studies and do the work assigned in order to make progress in the language.