Expertise in modern languages has never been more important as the United Kingdom forges a new relationship with its European partners and seeks to develop its trading and cultural ties throughout the world. This degree provides the opportunity to study three languages in the following combinations: + French, Spanish and Portuguese + French, Spanish and Italian + French, Spanish and German + French, German and Russian + French, German and Italian + French, German and Czech + German, Russian and Czech. For each combination applicants will need A-level or equivalent in the first two named languages, while the third can be studied from beginner level. You will gain knowledge of key approaches and concepts for linguistic, literary, cultural and historical analysis. In language classes you will develop speaking, listening, reading, writing and translation skills using a range of textbooks, media and internet resources. You will divide your third year between countries relevant to your chosen languages, exploring the culture and society while studying at a partner institution, teaching English or undertaking a work placement.