The United Nations has launched an essay contest for college and university students in which students are asked to write an essay in one of its six official languages on the role of multilingualism in a globalised world.
If you’re considering learning a new language this semester, or brushing up on your existing language skills, this week is your last chance to book a place on the University’s Lifelong Learning language courses for Semester 1!
Lifelong Learning at the University of Southampton has announced an expanded programme for the coming academic year, including a range of languages evening classes to suit all abilities from complete beginner to advanced conversationalist.
A search on the word ‘languages’ in Google Playstore which provides apps for Android devices, gives 18,647 results. You can find apps from Arabic, Chinese and Czech to Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian.
Why not start a new language this year and add to your employability? You can take a language module as an option through the Curriculum Innovation programme – choose from Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. To find out more, follow the Curriculum Innovation or Language Module links…
Choose from one of ten languages and learn a language at lunch-time! Staff and students can choose from Arabic Beginners, Classical Greek Beginners, Dutch Beginners, French Beginners, German Beginners, Italian Beginners, Japanese Beginners, Mandarin Chinese Beginners, Portuguese Beginners and Spanish Beginners. The cost is £65.00 for 12 weeks. There is more information about these and evening courses on the Lifelong Learning website.