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I want to study languages

Why study languages?

Learning languages in today's globalising world is more important than ever and it opens up a whole new world of opportunities. Organisations and businesses are becoming more and more international in scope and as a result language skills are in high demand. On a personal level too, by speaking a language other than your own, a whole new world of global friendships, travel and culture is open to you!

Here are 700 hundred reasons why you should study languages: http://www.llas.ac.uk/700reasonsexternal link

You can learn languages throughout your educational and working life. At secondary school, college and university there are a wide range of options available for young people, and languages can be studied in various ways. The European Commission’s Erasmus+external link encompasses different sub-programmes which fund projects at various levels of education and training: for schools, for higher education, for vocational education and training, for adult education. Discover the opportunities provided by Erasmus+ here.external link


Useful links for the UK

- UCAS: http://www.ucas.com/external link

- DirectGov: https://www.gov.uk/browse/educationexternal link

- Routes into Languages: http://www.routesintolanguages.ac.uk/index.htmlexternal link

- LLAS (The Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies):  http://www.llas.ac.uk/external link

- Why study languages: http://www.whystudylanguages.ac.uk/external link

- Studying languages at University: http://www.studyinglanguages.ac.uk/external link