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Languages taught @ VCU

Did you know that 10 different languages are taught at VCU? For more information, check out the Foreign Languages page at the School of World Studies.

Movies in other languages

Watch movies in your destination country's language! VCU owns thousands.

Search tips

  • If you want a particular movie, try a search for its title (for example, Amelie).
  • To browse a list of movies in your language:
    • Go to and click Advanced in the gold search box
    • Select Audio Visual from the Material Type dropdown menu
    • Select your language from the Language dropdown menu
    • Enter videorecording as a search term in the first search box
    • Click the Search button

Text-to-speech translation by Google

Google Translate provides the ability to hear translations spoken out loud by clicking a speaker icon beside some translations.

The feature provides support for French, Spanish, Italian, German, Hindi, and Haitian Creole, and serviceable — if not perfect — speech for Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, and more than one dozen other languages.

Appeared in College & Research Libraries News, June 2010 by Gary Pattilo in "Fast Facts," p.340 .