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  • Harry Potter and the Translator’s Challenge Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Fernando Rosell-Aguliar

    Harry Potter and the Translator’s Challenge

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar

    How did translators go about converting the anagram 'Tom Marvolo Riddle'? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores...

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    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Jul 2017

  • Harry Potter and the Translator’s Challenge

    Harry Potter and the Translator’s Challenge Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Fernando Rosell-Aguliar
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Jul 2017
    How did translators go about converting the anagram 'Tom Marvolo Riddle'? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores the tricky business of translating J.K....
  • Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar

    Why has the English language dominated the Eurovision Song Contest once more? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores what...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 May 2016

  • Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest

    Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 May 2016
    Why has the English language dominated the Eurovision Song Contest once more? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores what the competition holds this year.
  • OpenLearn Live: 14th October 2015 Creative commons image Icon lettera27 under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license

    OpenLearn Live: 14th October 2015

    By The OpenLearn team

    The Italian writer capturing a double identity; and then more free learning across the day.

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 Oct 2015

  • OpenLearn Live: 14th October 2015

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    OpenLearn Live: 14th October 2015 Creative commons image Icon lettera27 under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 Oct 2015
    The Italian writer capturing a double identity; and then more free learning across the day.
  • European Day of Languages Quiz

    Are there more sheep in Wales than humans? Test your language and culture knowledge to celebrate the European Day of...

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    5 mins

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2013

  • European Day of Languages Quiz

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    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

    Learn your 'ti' from your 'cha' with this quiz on different languages to celebrate the European Day of Languages (26...

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    Activity

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Sep 2012

  • European Day of Languages Quiz

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    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)
  • Explore the baking and culture of Europe: Italy Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Activity

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Feb 2012

  • Explore the baking and culture of Europe: Italy

    Featuring: Activity Activity
    Explore the baking and culture of Europe: Italy Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 28 Feb 2012
    There's more to Italy than pizza breads...
  • Weekend Break: Italian Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Eryk Rogozinski | Dreamstime.com

    Weekend Break: Italian

    By Dr Anna Proudfoot

    Whether you're heading for the threatened beauty of Venice or the historical surprises of Rome, you'll get much more...

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    Audio

    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jul 2007

  • Weekend Break: Italian

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    Weekend Break: Italian Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Eryk Rogozinski | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 18 Jul 2007
    Whether you're heading for the threatened beauty of Venice or the historical surprises of Rome, you'll get much more out of a trip to Italy with our Weekend...

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  • Beginners’ Italian: food and drink

    This free course, Beginners' Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and snacks in an Italian café, as well as on greeting and...

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    Free course

    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2017

  • Beginners’ Italian: food and drink

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Audio Audio
    Beginners’ Italian: food and drink Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Robert Harding Picture Library Ltd/Alamy
    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 01 Aug 2017
    This free course, Beginners' Italian: food and drink, focuses on buying drinks and...
  • Intermediate Italian: describing people

    This free course, Intermediate Italian: describing people, requires some basic knowledge of Italian. It focuses on describing both physical...

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    8 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Aug 2016

  • Intermediate Italian: describing people

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Audio Audio
    Intermediate Italian: describing people Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Hans F Meier/iStock
    Intermediate level Duration 8 hours Updated 22 Aug 2016
    This free course, Intermediate Italian: describing people, requires some basic...