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    French for travel: Test your skills

    Test your French language skills as you immerse yourself on an interactive journey through France. 

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Mar 2019

  • French for travel: Test your skills

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 01 Mar 2019
    Test your French language skills as you immerse yourself on an interactive journey through France. 
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    Test your language skills: Spanish, French and Italian

    How are your language skills? Heading off on a trip to Spain, France or Italy and want to know how you'd fare getting by? Find out with our virtual, interactive adventures and test your language skills on the way!

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    10 Sep 2018

  • Test your language skills: Spanish, French and Italian

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    Duration 10 mins Updated 10 Sep 2018
    How are your language skills? Heading off on a trip to Spain, France or Italy and want to know how you'd fare getting by? Find out with our virtual,...
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    Weekend Break: French

    By Dr Françoise Parent-Ugochukwu

    Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you

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    45 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jan 2018

  • Weekend Break: French

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    Introductory level Duration 45 mins Updated 17 Jan 2018
    Get the most out of your trip to France - take our audio introduction to the language and culture of France with you
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    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 the tricky business of translating J.K. Rowling's fun and creative words into 80 other languages.

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    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....
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    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 the competition holds this year.

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    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.
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    OpenLearn Live: 12th January 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The French poet who nearly won a Nobel 12 times; why the Himalayas keep growing; and what sharks use their noses for. Then more free learning through the day.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jan 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 12th January 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jan 2016
    The French poet who nearly won a Nobel 12 times; why the Himalayas keep growing; and what sharks use their noses for. Then more free learning through the day.
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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    08 Dec 2015

  • Star Wars: La syntaxe du français avec Maître Yoda

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    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Dec 2015
    How does a 900 year-old Jedi master sound in French? Try your hand at reordering sentences, you must.
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    May the Forza be with you: Star Wars in other languages

    By Fernando Rosell-Aguilar

    Which language has Jabba the Hut's name literally translated to Jabba the Forester? How can you translate Yoda's syntax into other languages? Find out: 

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    08 Dec 2015

  • May the Forza be with you: Star Wars in other languages

    May the Forza be with you: Star Wars in other languages Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 08 Dec 2015
    Which language has Jabba the Hut's name literally translated to Jabba the Forester? How can you translate Yoda's syntax into other languages? Find out: 
  • Over the rainbow: Colour in culture and everyday life

    Different colours can hold various connotations in culture, language and society. Delve through our range of colours exploring colours and what they mean. 

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    Article

    30 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Oct 2015

  • Over the rainbow: Colour in culture and everyday life

    Introductory level Duration 30 mins Updated 29 Oct 2015
    Different colours can hold various connotations in culture, language and society. Delve through our range of colours exploring colours and what they mean....

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