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All modules in Languages

Learn French, German and Spanish at any level from beginners to advanced to suit your existing ability. Or learn more about English and how it is used globally.

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Languages modules

OU level 1

  1. Bon départ: beginners' French
  2. Discovering the arts and humanities
  3. English for academic purposes online
  4. Exploring languages and cultures
  5. French studies 1 (intermediate)
  6. German studies 1 (intermediate)
  7. Introducing English language studies
  8. Portales: beginners' Spanish
  9. Rundblick: beginners' German
  10. Spanish studies 1 (intermediate)

OU level 2

  1. Classical Latin: the language of ancient Rome
  2. French studies 2: language and culture of the French-speaking world
  3. German studies 2: language and culture of the German-speaking world
  4. Reading and studying literature
  5. Spanish studies 2: language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world
  6. Telling stories – the novel and beyond

OU level 3

  1. A buen puerto: advanced Spanish
  2. Children's literature
  3. English literature from Shakespeare to Austen
  4. Exploring English grammar
  5. Language and creativity
  6. Literature in transition: from 1800 to the present
  7. Mises au point: advanced French
  8. Variationen: advanced German

Access modules

  1. Arts and languages Access module
  2. Arts and languages Access module: fast track

Short courses

  1. Beginners Chinese 1: 开始吧 kāishĭ ba!
  2. Beginners Chinese 2: 开始吧 kāishĭ ba!
  3. Beginners Chinese 3: 开始吧 kāishĭ ba!
  4. Beginners French 1: eh oui!
  5. Beginners French 2: bien sûr!
  6. Beginners French 3: absolument!
  7. Beginners German 1: fang an!
  8. Beginners German 2: mit Vergnügen!
  9. Beginners German 3: richtig so!
  10. Beginners Italian 1: primi passi
  11. Beginners Italian 2: in cammino
  12. Beginners Italian 3: stai andando bene!
  13. Beginners Spanish 1: ¡Empezamos!
  14. Beginners Spanish 2: ¡En marcha!
  15. Beginners Spanish 3: ¡Adelante!
  16. Chinese business culture essentials
  17. Discovering Wales and Welsh
  18. Elementary French 1: allons-y!
  19. Elementary Italian 1: in campo!
  20. Elementary Spanish 1: ¡en camino!