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Languages & Cultures Courses

Learn a new language or start teaching yours to others. Join our online language and culture courses, which can be used for travel, business or pleasure.
Lots of Dutch clogs hanging on a wall
University of Groningen
Introduction to Dutch
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course.
The Birmingham Qur'an manuscript
University of Birmingham
The Birmingham Qur'an
Explore the history and significance of the Birmingham Qur'an, and its journey from late Antiquity Middle East to contemporary UK.
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Purdue University
World of Spies
Get a taste of spy training, and learn how you can keep your secrets safe with a course designed for 13-18 year olds.
British Council
English for the Workplace
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.
An eclectic mix of architectural styles in the City Centre of Birmingham, UK.
European University Institute (EUI)
Cultural Heritage and the City
Discover how cities develop their own unique cultures and explore key concepts related to cultural heritage.
University of Bristol
Cultural Studies and Modern Languages
Explore the culture, language and national identity of eight countries through their books, images, slogans and monuments
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University of Southampton
English as a Medium of Instruction for Academics
Equip yourself to teach in international contexts by increasing your English language skills and intercultural knowledge.
A small group of students celebrate graduating while a friend photographs their celebration
The Open University
Learning English for Academic Purposes
Develop the academic language and study skills you need to learn in English at university.
A roll of film
Purdue University
Hispanic Culture Through Film
Get an introduction to Hispanic culture through the films of Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar and Guillermo del Toro.
Manga book collection from 70's
Keio University
An Introduction to Japanese Subcultures
Explore Japanese subcultures and learn about their history from the 1970s to today.
British Council
English in Early Childhood
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
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Purdue University
Improve Your Intercultural Competence
Develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in diverse workplaces.
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