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Rosetta Stone: Independent Study

The University of Groningen Language Centre offers the possibility to independently learn a new language via Rosetta Stone Catalyst. You can use this program to study online as well as offline on any device you prefer. This way you can learn any of our 24 languages whenever and wherever you like!

On Saturday 26 September, we are celebrating the European Day of Languages. To celebrate this day with you, as from Friday 25 September you will receive a temporary 20% discount on setting up a Rosetta Stone account! Read everything about this discount here.

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Available languages

Beginner (A1-A2) Advanced (B1-C1)
  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Dutch
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Filipino (Tagalog)
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
Your level

Rosetta Stone Catalyst offers exercises at all levels, for both beginners and advanced students. The first time you open the application, a test will be started to assess your level. A programme with exercises will then be compiled for you based on your test results. However, the results of your level test merely serve as an indication, and you can change your level and programme whenever you want.

Content of the programme

Once your level has been determined, you can indicate whether you want to focus on professional or everyday language situations. Various themes will then be covered within the chosen context. For example, if you choose a professional situation, you will learn to hold presentations, chair meetings and conduct telephone conversations. In the everyday situation various topics will be covered, such as introducing yourself, booking a holiday and ordering food.

All of the 4 language skills (speaking, listening, reading, writing) will be covered in the exercises. You will be sent a digital progress report every month. Please note that the trial version Rosetta Stone offers on their website, is not the same version as our Rosetta Stone Catalyst.

Check the following video for a brief introduction of Rosetta Stone Catalyst.

Installation and support
  • Do you want to know if your device is suitable for using the programme? You can find the system requirements here.
  • Using the programme for the first time? Read the Getting Started Guide here.
  • Are you having technical difficulties? Please contact the Rosetta Stone technical support team via: instsupport rosettastone.com. You can write the email in your own language.
  • For all remaining questions check out the Rosetta Stone FAQ or Support Site.
Rate

€ 105

Using a Rosetta Stone account besides a language course

A Rosetta Stone account can of course be used besides one of our language courses, with the advantage that the account can be used after the course to keep working on your language skills. Please note that a Rosetta Stone account is not compulsory for our language courses and will not be used by the teacher.

Last modified:25 September 2020 4.03 p.m.
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