Ten Top Free Online Language Learning Courses to Celebrate International Translation Day

Carolyn

Founder at MoocLab
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Established by the International Federation of Translators, International Translation Day is celebrated every year on 30 September and aims to honour the work of language professionals and to promote the translation profession which plays an important role in connecting nations, and fostering peace, understanding and development.

To celebrate International Translation Day, we’ve gathered some of the best open online introductory language learning courses for you to get started with learning a new language. Click on a course title to go to the course page:

Introduction to Malay Language
By University of Malaya via FutureLearn

Introduction to Korean
By Hanyang University via FutureLearn

Learn to Speak Korean 1
By Yonsei University via Coursera

Introduction to Norwegian
By University of Oslo via FutureLearn

Introduction to Dutch
By University of Groningen via FutureLearn

Basic Spanish 1: Getting Started
By Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) via edX

Tsinghua Chinese: Start Talking with 1.3 Billion People
By Tsinghua University via edX

Introduction to Chinese: Conversation
By Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) via FutureLearn

Steps in Japanese for Beginners1 Part1
By Waseda University via edX

Russian for beginners 1. Русский язык: A1
By Saint Petersburg State University via Coursera
 

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