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European Day of Languages Quiz

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European Day of Languages Quiz
Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Aug 2013
Are there more sheep in Wales than humans? Test your language and culture knowledge to celebrate the European Day of Languages (26 September).

European Day of Languages Quiz

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European Day of Languages Quiz
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Sep 2012
Learn your 'ti' from your 'cha' with this quiz on different languages to celebrate the European Day of Languages (26 September)

Chinese at the tip of your tongue: Culture behind the numbers

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Aug 2012
Just like in other cultures, numbers have hidden meanings in Chinese culture too. Discover the philosophy behind the figures.

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Beginners' Chinese

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Beginners' Chinese
Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 31 Mar 2014
This unit is a language unit that concentrates on Mandarin Chinese as a tool for communication, but also provides some insights into Chinese...