Celebrate linguistic diversity

Did you know that there are between 6000 and 7000 languages in the world – spoken by six billion people divided into 189 independent states? Discover interesting facts about languages and evaluate your own language skills) on the Council of Europe’s European Day of Languages (EDL) website. EDL activities take place around Europe each year on the 26th September.

Welcome to Languages at Southampton

Are you interested in learning a new language or improving one that you have learnt before? At Southampton, you have a wide choice of languages to learn and ways to learn them. You can study them as part of your degree, in a social group, through a Lifelong Learning class or independently, using the University’s language learning resources. This portal will link you to all you need to find out what’s going on in languages at Southampton, as well as national and international language-related news.

Language teaching and learning at Southampton is coordinated by the Centre for Language Study within the Department for Modern Languages. This site is maintained by the eLanguages team.