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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.

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British Council
Teaching for Success: Lessons and Teaching
Look at lessons, courses and resources with this continuing professional development course for English language teachers.
University of Oslo
Introduction to Norwegian
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Norwegian, with this free, four-week, introductory foreign language course.
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Cardiff University
Working with Translation
Explore what it means to communicate in multiple languages in a variety of contexts, and discover your inner translator.
Corpus Linguistics
Lancaster University
Corpus Linguistics: Method, Analysis, Interpretation
Offers a practical introduction to the methodology of corpus linguistics for researchers in social sciences and humanities
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British Council
Understanding IELTS
Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with this free online course.
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Shanghai International Studies University (SISU)
Intercultural Communication
Learn to appreciate, adjust to, and work or study in different cultures, with this free online intercultural communication course.
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Purdue University
Improve Your Intercultural Competence
Develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to thrive in diverse workplaces.
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.
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Cambridge English Language Assessment
Inside IELTS
Learn about the skills you need for IELTS Academic on this free course from Cambridge English, the producers of the test.
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Cambridge English Language Assessment
Exploring the World of English Language Teaching
Learn what teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) involves. Explore the opportunities to teach English abroad or at home.
British Council
English in Early Childhood
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress.
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
Studying in Italian - Language and Literature
Study Language and Literature in Italian and develop the skills you need when you take part in a European student mobility program
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