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How do I learn a language?
Think you're hopeless at learning other languages? Well, University of Southampton modern languages student Elizabeth Grant believes she can prove you wrong.

Which language should I learn?
It’s important to consider WHY you want to learn a language in order to choose WHICH language you should learn. Read on for University of Southampton modern languages student Elizabeth Grant's guide to some of the most common modern languages, so you can pick the right one for you.

Choosing a modern languages course
There’s a world of choice if you want to do modern languages at university.

Preparing for your year abroad
Spending a year abroad on your modern languages course could be the time of your life, but you’ll need to spend some time making proper preparations first.

Language learning outside the classroom
When you're studying languages, only about half your learning takes place in the classroom. Most language courses offer a whole host of events that are...

5 essential language skills
University of Southampton modern languages student Elizabeth Grant introduces five key skills all language learners need for success. Read on to find out more.

Language learning and social networking
Social networking means there’s now plenty of new ways to improve your language skills and make friends with native speakers at just the touch of a button.

Studying linguistics
Get your head – and your tongue – around the way words work by studying linguistics.

What are the easiest languages to learn?
Find out which are the quickest languages for English speakers to understand – whether you’ve heard of them or not.

Improving your language skills
Learning a language is valuable whatever your career, but many people stop when they leave school. Find out how to improve your skills.

Studying language NVQs
Find out how a language NVQ can develop and demonstrate your ability to use a foreign language in the workplace.

Postgraduate modern languages courses
Find out about the postgraduate opportunities available after a modern langauges degree.

Independent language learning
Find out the best ways to learn a new language outside school, college or university.

Learning sign language
Like other languages, learning sign language can broaden your horizons and enhance your career.