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Bon départ: beginners’ French second edition

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Introductory level Duration 40 mins Updated 18 Nov 2013
What’s the difference between formal and informal greetings in French? How do people in Paris discuss their daily routines?...

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)

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Cultures

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Cultures Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission Updated content
Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 20 Aug 2014
In this unit you will address the question of traditional music and music from the francophone world and you will examine the place they occupy in...

La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie

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La Cité des sciences et de l’industrie
Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
Using the subject of science and technology in France, this unit will show you how to structure arguments, write a summary, use the subjunctive,...

French: Ouverture

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French: Ouverture
Intermediate level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
This unit is taken from Ouverture, a language course that concentrates on French as a tool for communication, but it also provides some insights...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 02 Sep 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 02 Sep 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

BA (Honours) Humanities

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BA (Honours) Humanities Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker Updated content
Duration 3600 hours Updated 02 Sep 2014
This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and enjoyment of the arts and humanities – covering a fascinating variety of...