"language learning" blog posts

"How do you say 'Podcast' in Spanish?" : Podcasting for Language Learning

Posted on: 31 May 2022 | Category: 2022 posts

Any language student will be familiar with that oft-repeated tip from teachers: listening to podcasts in their target language. And with good reason – podcasts are a great way to practise listening skills while running on the treadmill or cleaning the house, and they are becoming increasingly popular.


Christmas markets in Hamburg

Posted on: 22 December 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Hamburg city skyline at night during Christmas, with a lit up christmas tree in the foreground

Year Abroad student Lewis shares his experience of the Christmas markets in Hamburg


Welcome to the Department of Languages, Cultures and Film!

Posted on: 28 June 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Languages Students sitting and chatting in the Language Lounge

We are delighted to announce that from 1 July 2021 the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures will change its name to the Department of Languages, Cultures and Film.


3VP at MLC – Translating memory – Hannah’s story

Posted on: 28 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

Collage of posters and images from A Museum for Me Research

Hannah Wilson (BA Modern Languages: Triple) spent Semester 1 on a Year 3 Virtual Placement or 3VP with the MLC research project ‘A Museum for Me’ led by Prof. Claire Taylor with Dr Lucia Brandi, which works with the National Museum of Colombia to produce educational materials on memory and representation.. Here, Hannah talks to the MLC blog about A Museum for Me product range, and her role as a 3VP intern.


A Talk with Eric Cohen: Son and Grandson of Holocaust Victims

Posted on: 7 April 2021 | Category: 2021 posts

a zoom call between son of holocaust victim Eric Cohen and final year German students. The image is split into nine sections with each individual in their own Zoom screen

On 8th of March 2021, German final-year students were fortunate enough to talk to Zeitzeuge Eric Cohen, a son and grandson of victims of the Holocaust.


19th Edition of the Italian Language Week in the World

Posted on: 11 November 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Last week marked the 19th Edition of The Italian Language Week in the World, a celebration of Italian language this year dedicated to Italian and the stage. Like every year, the Italian Subject Group of the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures launched some local events.


Der Drache und der Meermann

Posted on: 24 September 2019 | Category: 2019 posts

Student illustration of a German fairytale

Students produce interesting and original work throughout their degree programmes at the University of Liverpool, but sometimes you come across an extra creative spark! Sarah Bresnahan is studying English, and in her first year at University chose to take a German language module at beginner's level as an additional subject.