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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 28 September 2016
Third-year PhD student Antonia Wimbush celebrated European Day of Languages at Wakefield Girls' High School Junior School.
Posted 15 September 2016
An international conference taking place at the University of Milan, in conjunction with the Universities of Birmingham and Warwick on 22-23 September 2016.
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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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