Why study languages?
Why study languages?

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Why study languages?

Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • give examples of how language is related to culture in local, national and global contexts

  • describe some traditions related to different cultures, using words from the relevant languages

  • explain the importance of learning languages and being aware of cultural differences

  • develop strategies for improving foreign language writing and speaking skills

  • identify the opportunities for studying languages at school and post-compulsory education.

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