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Discover new countries and cultures with language courses

Learning a foreign language is not just beneficial for travelling or boosting your CV, it enhances your ability to concentrate, memorise, multi-task and express ideas. It can close the communication barrier between people of different races and help you appreciate other countries and cultures.

Discover a new language with FutureLearn’s online language courses. Develop skills in languages like Norwegian, German, Irish and more. Before you head overseas for work, study or a holiday, learn basic phrases and pronunciation to help you navigate everyday situations.

Learn about foreign cultures and customs to gain a greater understanding of how people live all around the world. On FutureLearn’s foreign language courses, you will learn from leading lecturers and have opportunities to communicate with your peers, helping you develop your language skills quickly.

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