See where languages can take you

Find out about the careers, opportunities and experiences open to you if you have language skills.

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In this motivational video, TV chef Simon Rimmer explores the variety of careers and opportunities available to those who speak languages. He meets people from a range of professions and chats to them about how languages have helped them to get where they are today.

The video also shows clips from popular comedy shows highlighting the embarrassment of not understanding other people’s languages and cultures.

The video is an excellent tool for language teachers, illustrating how languages can help in your personal and your professional life. Use it in language lessons, careers evenings or assemblies to highlight the benefits of studying languages.

Run time: 23 minutes

Produced by Routes into Languages North West.