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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Open Day Resources for Prospective Students

Find out more about our courses and life as an MMLL student at Cambridge in this series of videos.

Take a look at the University's Virtual Tour for more information about MMLHML and Linguistics, and for information on University facilities, Colleges and life in Cambridge.

You can also combine a Modern European Language with a Middle Eastern Language or Classics. For more information, visit the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Classics websites.

Course films

View films about each of our courses:

Modern & Medieval Languages (MML) Course Presentation by Dr Stuart Davis

History & Modern Languages (HML) Course Presentation by Dr Martin Ruehl 

Linguistics Course Presentation by Prof Bert Vaux 

Learning a Language from Scratch - short video with Dr Stuart Davis and Dott. Claudia Domenici

2021 Open Day Talk: Learning a Language From Scratch, with Silke Mentchen, Felipe Schuery, and current MMLL students


Year Abroad

Sample lectures

Italian sample lecture by Prof Heather Webb

French sample lecture by Dr Rebecca Mitchell - Lexical Borrowing

French sample lecture by Dr Rebecca Mitchell - Language shift

French sample lecture by Professor Michael Moriarty

French sample lecture by Dr Miranda Griffin

German sample lecture by Dr Charlotte Woodford

Spanish sample lecture by Dr Stuart Davis

Portuguese translation challenge by Felipe Schuery

Slavonic sample lecture by Dr Ksenia Zanon

History and Modern Languages sample lecture by Dr Martin Ruehl

Talk on translation by Silke Mentchen 

Career paths

There are many career paths for MMLL graduates. Learn more about careers after MMLL in our Careers and Employment section.


Further information and enquiries

We offer other outreach activities besides open days. Please take a look at our Outreach Events & Activities page for details, including CCARL A-level resources for French and German, and contact us for advice or further information on these, or on how and when visits might be arranged.

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics
Raised Faculty Building
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue

How to find us

+44 (0) 1223 335000

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For more specific questions about the courses and our work with schools: