BBC Language Courses

language advantage brings you our top language courses from BBC languages.

The BBC is amazing. They have language learning for every occasion, in many different media, from phrase book to TV programmes and, of course, their famous (free) BBC languages website. We’ve selected the best of what they have!


Browse the BBCShop.com for language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on your language in the search box e.g. French)


01 BBC Get Into

bbc-get-into-frenchlevel: beginner
languages: French, Spanish
method: interactive
media: cd-rom, cd, book, on-line

The Get Into series is a language course for those of you who like to have the freedom to choose how to learn. You can select from a CD-ROM, audio CD, book or on-line material and quickly start to learn French or Spanish.

read our BBC get into Spanish review!

Browse the BBCShop.com for BBC Get Into language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on ‘Get Into’ & your language in the search box e.g. Get Into French)

for more information and to buy BBC Get Into, browse our BBC Language shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy BBC Get Into, browse our BBC Language store on amazon.com>>


02 BBC Quickstart

bbc-quickstart-italianlevel: beginner
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese
method: audio-only
media: cd, mp3 download

Quickstart is a new audio-only course (with accompanying booklet) aimed at the growing number of people going away on weekend or short European breaks who want to grasp the basics of the language beforehand, without having to master any complicated grammar or phrases.

read our BBC quickstart Spanish review!

Browse the BBCShop.com for BBC Quickstart language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on ‘Quickstart’ & your language in the search box e.g. Quickstart French)

for more information and to buy BBC Quickstart, browse our BBC Language shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy BBC Quickstart, browse our BBC Language store on amazon.com>>

NEW! BBC Quickstart is available as an audio download in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Mandarin Chinese and Portuguese

for more information and to buy BBC Quickstart audio downloads from audible.co.uk>>


03 BBC Talk Short Courses

bbc-talk-japaneselevel: beginner
languages: French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Greek, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese
method: multiple media
media: book, cd, dvd, tv, on-line

The BBC Talk short courses are for absolute beginners and encourage you to make real progress as they introduce your new language to you in 10 easy-to-follow units. It only takes a few minutes a day and you’ll be understanding and beginning to speak the language in no time!

read our BBC talk Portuguese review!

Browse the BBCShop.com for BBC Talk language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on ‘Talk’ & your language in the search box e.g. Talk French)

for more information and to buy BBC Talk, browse our BBC Language shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy BBC Talk, browse our BBC Language store on amazon.com>>


04 BBC Beginner Comprehensive Language Packs

bbc-beginner-french-experiencelevel: beginner
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
products: French Experience 1, Deutsch Plus 1, Italianissimo 1, Suenos World Spanish 1
method: traditional course
media: books, cd

BBC Language Packs for beginners are traditional language courses with course book and CDs. They will give you solid progress from beginner level through to lower intermediate.

read our BBC suenos world Spanish 1 review!

Browse the BBCShop.com for BBC Beginner Comprehensive language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on the language series in the search box e.g. French Experience or Italianissimo etc)

for more information and to buy BBC Beginner Comprehensive, browse our BBC Language shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy BBC Beginner Comprehensive, browse our BBC Language store on amazon.com>>


05 BBC Intermediate Comprehensive Language Packs

bbc-intermediate-german-deutsch-pluslevel: intermediate
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
products: French Experience 2, Deutsch Plus 2, Italianissimo 2, Suenos World Spanish 2
method: traditional course
media: books, cd

BBC Language Packs for intermediate level learners are traditional language courses with course book and CDs. They will give you solid progress through intermediate level.

read our BBC suenos world Spanish 2 review!

Browse the BBCShop.com for BBC Intermediate Comprehensive language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on the language series in the search box e.g. French Experience or Italianissimo etc)

for more information and to buy BBC Intermediate Comprehensive, browse our BBC Language shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy BBC Intermediate Comprehensive, browse our BBC Language store on amazon.com>>


Other BBC language courses:

You might also like to try some of the other BBC Language courses:bbc-portuguese-phrasebook

BBC Get by Travel Pack
BBC Phrase Books
BBC Beginner Courses: Greek, Italian, Hindi, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Urdu
BBC Language for Kids: BBC Muzzy; BBC Salut Serge

Browse the BBCShop.com for more language courses (for UK & Europe only)>>
(you will need to search on your language in the search box e.g. French)

read our BBC steps on-line review!

to buy more BBC Language courses visit our BBC Language shop on amazon.co.uk>>
to buy more BBC Language courses visit our BBC Languages store on amazon.com>>



top of page