Modern Languages taster lectures

Discover some of the topics Modern Languages students might encounter during their course and learn more about the research interests and specialisms of staff in the Department of Modern Languages.


  • Dr David Hornsby, Senior Lecturer in French and Linguistics, explores the relationship between language and society in Franglais: a beginner’s guide, and discusses how “borrowed” words from other languages have developed the lexicon.

Poetry and philosophy

Visual art


Literature and national identity

Language acquisition and language teaching

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