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Open University
Produced by The Open University, a world leader in open and distance learning, all OpenLearn courses are free to study. They offer nearly 1000 free courses across 8 different subject areas. Their courses are available to start right away.

The BBC provides one of the best free websites for learning languages
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Introduction to Dutch
Learn to speak, write and understand basic Dutch, with this free, three-week, introductory foreign language course from the University of Groningen.

Spanish for Beginners 1 : Meeting & Greeting
Learn how to greet people, and talk about where you live and what you do in this Spanish for Beginners course. 4 weeks/4 hours per week.

Introduction to Italian
Learn basic Italian and explore Italian culture, with this free online Italian course. UniversitĂ  per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
6 weeks study/3 hours per week.