Modern Languages Super Curricular Resources

Need help with finding some super curricular reading for Modern Languages? Check out these online resources:

French

Le Monde - catch up with the latest news with the newspaper, Le Monde

Le Figaro - catch up with the latest news with the newspaper, Le Figaro

Major novels in French - sometimes finding the right novel to read in French can be a challenge. Fluent U have found 10 captivating French novels for you to get to grips with.

Les Liaisons dangereuses - with the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, you can further explore this eighteenth-century novel that continues to inspire today.

Harry Potter and the Translator's Headache (part 1 and part 2) - Professor Simon Kemp, Associate Professor of French and Fellow of Somerville College, offers an insight into the issues students consider when studying Advanced French Translation at Oxford University.

German

Der Spiegel - catch up with the latest news with the newspaper, Der Spiegel

Deutsch als Fremdsprache - you can search different texts from all kinds of different subjects in German to help your progress and develop you vocabulary.

Deutsche Plus! - Free BBC lessons and courses online for German.

Goethe Institute - German courses (in England and Germany) and learning material

Goethe Institute Practice Materials - You can find practice materials for the listening, reading, writing and speaking sections.

Major novels in German - sometimes finding the right novel to read in German can be a challenge. Fluent U have found 8 popular classic German novels for you to get to grips with.

Oxford German Classic 2021: Literature and Philosophy in Kleist's "Die Verlobung in St. Domingo" - This conversation between Dr Karolina Watroba and Dr Joanna Raisbeck accompanies the launch of "A German Classic 2021" - the essay competition for sixth formers with the Oxford German Network. The Oxford German Network founded 'A German Classic' in 2017 and it is designed to celebrate a different literary classic each year and encourage in-depth study by creating a wide range of resources that open up different perspectives on the concerns at the heart of the work. 

Spanish

Prensa Escrita have links to all the daily newspapers in the Hispanic world

El Pais - catch up with the latest news with the newspaper, El Pais

Oxford Spanish Literature Podcast

Study Spanish

Italian

Alma TV - an Italian website full of resources for learners with different levels available. Grammar, listening comprehension, even graphic novels are available

Art Online - Contains an updated section on art news, and a list of the main exhibitions. There are sections about old and contemporary artists

Corriere - catch up with the latest news with the newspaper, Corriere

With both Radio Italia and Rai Play Radio, you can listen to Italian Radio at your lesuire 

Linguistics

An introduction to Linguistics - produced by Dr Jamie Findlay, Departmental Lecturer in Syntax at the University of Oxford, this video is an introduction to the study of linguistics

Linguistics and Language Podacasts - you can find a range of different podcasts available here.

UK Linguistics Olympiad

Other languages and mixed

Arabic learning resources

Conjuguemos - learn languages with lots of fun games and activities

Creative Multilingualism - a recorded event from 2020 about mulitlingualism

Languages Online - lots of resources on one website to help you through your school lessons 

Planet 42 - have some fun playing some language games!