Materials making the case for language study and for exchanges

Materials to use with students

Celebrities and language learning

Why these UK school kids love learning languages

Footballers Chris Waddle and Phil Neville share their thoughts on the importance of languages

Read the University of Leeds recent project Because I study a language in conjunction with the University of Sheffield and York St John University. The project aims to bring together the unique experiences of undergraduate languages students, to show the depth and breadth of opportunity available to those who learn new languages. 

Inspiring the Future provides a quick and easy way for schools and employers to connect: They have hundreds of volunteers who use languages in their jobs who’ve offered to go into schools to talk to pupils, including lawyers, civil servants, engineers, psychologists and more.

Routes into Languages: website with resources for teachers to use in class with 11-18 year olds. It is divided into KS3, KS4 and Post-16. The site contains lots of interactive quizzes and videos as well as information written by university students who have recent experience of studying languages at GCSE and A-level.

Celebrate the European Day of Languages

Languages and boosting growth

Global graduates

A guide to maximising your prospects using languages