skip to content


Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Resources for Students

If you are a school or college student thinking of studying Modern Languages or Linguistics at university, these pages will provide you with sample approaches to the study of culturally significant texts and resources for exploring them.

HE+: Modern & Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Looking for ways to explore your subject beyond the curriculum? Then this website is for you. Each topic is produced by Cambridge postgraduate students and academics at the cutting edge of research in their field. The topics provide guided activities (for French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish), questions to think about and suggestions for further reading.

The main subject pages also give you a quick guide to what it would be like to study the subject at university level and suggest some further resources to check out. Click on a subject icon or search all topics to get started!


Villiers Park

Villiers Park is an educational charity. They also provide stimulating modules in French, German and Spanish.

The Language Centre's free resources


The Cambridge University Language Centre has developed a number of Open Courseware resources in French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish. 


MEITS is a major interdisciplinary research project funded under the AHRC Open World Research Initiative. It has recently launched a new series of language taster videos, which will give you a taste of Indonesian, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Catalan, Arabic, French, Cornish, Portuguese, Persian or Nepali.

The Cambridge Language Collective

Run by Cambridge students, the Cambridge Language Collective is a space for linguists and foreign language culture lovers to explore, discover and contribute to the furthering of knowledge and experience beyond the curriculum. Whether you are interested in news, views, reviews, interviews, columns or podcasts there is a something here for you.


Listen to Dr Napoleon Katsos's talk on the advantages of learning languages:

Enough to keep you busy!

Careers and Employment