Language study area

The Library & Learning Centre has a language study area on the second floor (LC02), full of resources for learning languages. We have a selection of materials including sections for Chinese, Arabic, English, British Sign Language, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. 

Building confidence and practice are crucial to successful language-learning. Here are some of the ways you can do this with in the languages study area:

  • Use DVDs and audio material
  • Watch live satellite TV in many of our taught languages
  • Watch international films with soundtracks in eleven different languages
  • Read foreign language magazines
  • Choose from a range of books and materials graded and colour-coded for easy access to your language and level
  • Use dictionaries and grammar books available for reference
  • Use 70 interactive programmes to help you learn up to 19 languages

French resources

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German resources

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Spanish resources

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Information for schools

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Frequently asked questions

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