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Opinion: Brexit and the importance of languages for Britain

26 Sep 2016

In the first of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Sarah Colvin, Schröder Professor of German and Head of the Department of German and Dutch, argues that learning languages is key to understanding how people think and plays a major role in social cohesion.

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Talking in Languages 2.0

Languages are fighting back

12 Nov 2015

The number of young people studying languages in the UK is falling. Determined to change this, the University is running an increasing number of events to highlight the life-changing power of languages.

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Language teaching award

18 Sep 2006

The University's Language Centre has won two prestigious awards for its innovation in language teaching and learning.

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