Languages

Key Databases

A comprehensive, multidisciplinary database of full-text academic journals.
Full text journals, books and other published sources, covering all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content.
Bibliographic citations to journal articles, books, and dissertations from 1963. Covers language, literature, folklore, linguistics, literary theory and criticism, and the dramatic arts.

Web Pages

BBC iPlayer
An internet streaming catch up television and radio service.

BBC Learning English
Comprehensive materials for intermediate to advanced ESL learners from the BBC World Service. Uses simplified news stories to present English in context.

British Council
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

Cambridge Dictionary
Leading English language dictionary for quick and efficient searches.

France on the Internet
Encyclopaedic site provided by French Embassy in Washington DC. Practical info on French society, current affairs, history, geography, culture, tourism etc. All information in French or English.

German Studies Web
Provides annotated links to scholarly web resources.

Learn Spanish
Gateway to various useful sources of language help, including on-line tutorials, vocabularies and phrases & a pronunciation guide.