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"How can we understand another society and, by comparison, learn more about our own? The key is mastery of the language. From this starting point, you can examine a country's history, its literature and culture."Dr Craig Blunt, French Studies
Modern Languages graduates have high employment prospects
Posted 01 December 2016
Dr Conrad James offers his view on Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution.
Posted 30 November 2016
Dr Louise Hardwick presented a keynote lecture at the Annual Conference of the Society for Francophone Postcolonial Studies on Friday 18 November.
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The Department is organised into seven principal sections, teaching our five principal languages and cultures (French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish), and the further seven languages and cultures we offer as minor or additional subjects (Arabic, Catalan, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Basque and Galician). The Department offers also professional teaching on Translation Studies.
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