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Learning a new language opens up a whole world of opportunity. Not only can you travel and begin to converse with people in their native tongue, it can often be helpful for certain jobs.

It’s never too late to pick up a new language. If it’s something you’ve always dreamed of, why not start learning today?

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This program of six free online Italian courses, created by The Open University, will help you develop your skills in Italian at a basic level, and introduce you to Italy and its language and culture. The program is designed for learners with no prior knowledge of Italian, and provides a solid foundation at level A1 of the CEFR.

When you complete all courses, upgrade and earn a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will receive a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study and deeper subject knowledge.

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Learn Spanish online and discover the Spanish-speaking world with six free online Spanish courses, created by The Open University. The program is designed for learners with no prior knowledge of Spanish, and provides a solid foundation at level A1 of the CEFR.

When you complete all courses, upgrade and earn a Certificate of Achievement for each, you will receive a FutureLearn Award as proof of completing the program of study and deeper subject knowledge.

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A-level French is a good foundation for a variety of careers. This course aims to equip you to deal with everyday social and work situations in French-speaking countries. You will read a range of texts in French, drawn from contemporary fiction, the classics and transcripts of films and current affairs programmes.

The AQA qualifications are internationally recognised and taught in 30 countries around the world, highly valued by employers and universities and enable young people to progress to the next stage of their lives. AQA qualifications suit a range of abilities and include GCSEs, IGCSEs and A-levels.

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Spanish is one of the world’s most widely spoken languages with over 400 million native speakers. The study of A-level Spanish will broaden your horizons, you will learn more about Spanish-speaking cultures and develop your skills in the Spanish language.

The AQA qualifications are internationally recognised and taught in 30 countries around the world, highly valued by employers and universities and enable young people to progress to the next stage of their lives. AQA qualifications suit a range of abilities and include GCSEs, IGCSEs and A-levels.

Oxbridge offer an exclusive discount to Rest Less members – get 10% off all courses by using the code RESTLESS10 at the checkout.

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French is the most popular second language learned in the UK, and this home study iGCSE French course will teach you its fundamentals in spoken and written form. Gaining this qualification will provide both practical benefits, in terms of being able to communicate more easily should you visit the country, and theoretical benefits, in that you’ll gain an understanding of how the language is constructed and get to know French culture.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. They have been helping people succeed in life through learning for nearly 2 decades. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body.

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As the second-most widely spoken language in the world, the advantages of being able to speak Spanish are clear. With more than 350 million native speakers, an understanding of the language carries benefits for both business and social applications.

Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering academic and vocational qualifications in schools, colleges and work places in the UK and abroad. They have been helping people succeed in life through learning for nearly 2 decades. Edexcel is a multinational education and examination body.

Oxbridge offer an exclusive discount to Rest Less members – get 10% off all courses by using the code RESTLESS10 at the checkout.

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Greek is another Indo-European language, native to and most spoken in Greece. With heavy influences on philosophy, law, and politics, Greek is an interesting and useful language to begin learning. Greek has its own alphabet and writing system, but the Greek alphabet was actually the original influence for the Latin alphabet which is used in English and many other languages today.

Many important pieces of literature were originally written in Greek. Learning Greek opens doors to these important pieces of history and culture. Why not get started now and have the chance to connect with the ancient world of the Romans as well as the modern world of Greece today?

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Another Scandinavian language, Finnish is considered a Uralic language and shares several characteristics of languages like Hungarian and Estonian. Finnish is spoken worldwide by over 5 million people, especially concentrated in Finland, Sweden, and Norway. It is one of Finland’s official languages and the most spoken language in the country.

Learning Finnish offers you new opportunities to connect with millions of people and discover the uniqueness of Finland’s history and the culture of Scandinavia. Finnish stands apart from the other Scandinavian languages since it did not descend from Old Norse originally, making it quite unique in its region.

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One of the most spoken of the Germanic languages, there are tens of millions of Dutch speakers around the world. As the sole official language of the Netherlands, one of Belgium’s official languages, and one of the main languages spoken in Germany- Dutch certainly has quite the hold over Europe. However, Dutch is also spoken in several Caribbean countries since they are a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

Learning Dutch is the perfect language especially for people who have a background in Germanic languages like German or English. It opens a door to a world of opportunities in culture, business, and pleasure.

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French is one of the world’s most spoken languages, spread out all over the world and spoken in many different areas. From Canada to France to many different countries in Africa, French truly is a global language. With the Level 1 course, you will be introduced to the basics of the French language and what exactly makes it different.

With modules like French Consonants, French Vowels, Genders, and Family Members- Level 1 French ensures to give you a solid foundation in the details of the language while also giving you useful tools for speaking French and understanding vocabulary words right away.

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A Germanic language, Danish is spoken across several countries and by millions of people. Danish is primarily spoken in Denmark, Greenland, and Germany- but there are Danish-speaking communities all across the world. Danish bears a lot of similarities to other Scandinavian languages like Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish since they were all rooted in the ancient language of Old Norse. However, Danish stands apart from the others with its unusual and unique pronunciations.

In this course, you will get an introduction to this interesting language and the intricacies of learning to speak it. Learning Danish opens a doorway to some of the richest cultures and oldest histories in Europe.

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Croatian is an Indo-European language primarily spoken in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina by over 5 million people. As one of the official languages of the European Union and the official language of Croatia, this is certainly a useful language to gain a working understanding of. Croatian uses the Latin alphabet and is one of the most spoken Slavic languages in Europe. Although there are several Croatian dialects, Standard Croatian is most used.

Croatia is known for having a rich and interesting culture full of history, and it definitely shows in their beautiful language. Why not start with Level 1 and pick up a new language skill?

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Hindi is an Indo-European language native to India and is one of the most spoken languages in the country. It’s the third most spoken language in the world with over 320 million speakers around the world. Hindi was originally rooted in Sanskrit, an ancient language that is rarely spoken today. India is known for its vibrant culture and beautiful traditions, attracting millions of tourists each year.

Learning Hindi opens you up to all sorts of opportunities to connect with native speakers around the world, use your Hindi in the business world, or even just gain the satisfaction of learning something new!

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Another popular East Asian language, Japanese is spoken by upwards of 128 million people across the world. It’s the national language of Japan and is also spoken in other Asian countries such as Korea, China, and Hong Kong. Japan is considered a Japanic language, although it did have some connections to Chinese in the past.

Although learning Japanese requires learning a whole new alphabet, the task isn’t as daunting as it may seem. The writing system is actually very similar to the writing system used in Chinese. Plus, English words and influences are becoming more and more common in Japanese.

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Korean is one of the most spoken Asian languages with over 77 million speakers worldwide, mostly concentrated in North and South Korea. Korean is the official language of both countries and also has small concentrations of speakers in China, Ukraine, and other Asian countries. Korean is considered a Koreanic language and has its own alphabet, completely unique and different from other Asian writing systems. 

This language is considered to be one of the most unique in the world, standing alone in terms of writing system and language rules. However, learning Korean is an interesting challenge that will open you up to new opportunities all around the world.

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Portuguese originated in Portugal, but it has become one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. Overall, Portuguese is the sixth most spoken language worldwide. Millions of people are fluent in a variety of different forms and dialects of Portuguese.

If you’re interested in learning one of the European Union’s official languages, preparing for a trip to Portugal, or simply interested in adding another language to your arsenal, then Level 1 Portuguese is the perfect course for you.This course focuses on giving you a slow and sustainable start to learning this Romance language.

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Polish is a Slavic language spoken by tens of millions of people, primarily in Poland. The European Union has adopted Polish as one of its official languages, and it is the official language of Poland. After Russian, Polish is the most widely spoken Slavic language, with around 45 million speakers worldwide.

Studying Polish is a doorway into several other Slavic and Indo-European languages which share similar structures and some similar vocabulary to Polish. Whether you are studying for a trip to Europe, brushing up on your business Polish, or simply studying for fun- Polish is a wonderful and unique language to learn.

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Russian is one of the most interesting and rich languages in the world. Russian culture has a big part in philosophy, literature, and music, and the language is the most spoken of Slavic descent. An official language of the United Nations, and the language of the largest country in the world, Russia is a useful language to know.

Many people who speak Russian speak only Russian – a great reason to learn the language and begin communicating with the millions of speakers in Russia and around the world.

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Czech is a Slavic language primarily spoken in the Czech Republic. Over 10 million people speak Czech fluently, and it is the official language of the Czech Republic. Czech and Slovak are two of the most similar languages in the world, to the point where understanding one of them essentially means you will be able to understand the other.

Czech has its own unique alphabet but does use Latin script, and has been historically influenced by Latin and German, making it easier for people from a Germanic language background to begin learning. Why not learn one of the easiest and most interesting of the Slavic languages?

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One of the less common Romance languages, Romanian is spoken by around 25 million people across the world. It’s the native language and official language of Romania. However, it is also an official language in Moldova and widely spoken in many other parts of Europe. Romanian uses the Latin alphabet primarily, although some dialects do make use of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Since all the Romance languages share some characteristics, Romanian will help with learning any other Romance languages and is easier to learn for people who have spoken these languages before. Although it’s one of the least spoken of the Romance languages, it is definitely one of the most unique and full of culture!

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Norwegian is a Germanic and Scandinavian language mostly spoken in Norway. Norwegian is the official language of Norway and is also spoken by many people in Sweden. It shares many characteristics with Swedish and Danish as they all are rooted in Old Norse. It also shares a lot with English and German due to its classification as a Germanic language.

Norwegian truly has many influences, making many people consider it to be a relatively easy language to learn. Learning Norwegian offers a doorway into the world and culture of not only Norway, but also all the Scandinavian countries.

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