Cuts to BBC World Service Language Programmes

The BBC World Service, which started broadcasting in 1932, is to close five of its language services.  The Albanian, Macedonian, Serbian, English for the Caribbean and Portuguese for Africa services will all be axed.

An end to radio programmes in another seven languages has also been announced [Read more…]

LANGUAGES A – C (USA)

Here are our recommended language courses for languages A – C.


These links will take you to our language course stores – click on the TOP COURSES tab and then use the search box to find your language course.

Language Best Bet 1 Best Bet 2 Best Bet 3
  (audio/book) (cd-rom) (ipod/mp3)
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A      
Afrikaans Teach Yourself: Afrikaans Talk Now!: Afrikaans  
Albanian Pimsleur: Albanian Talk Now!: Albanian Pimsleur: Albanian
Alsatian   Talk Now!: Alsatian  
Amharic   Talk Now!: Amharic  
Arabic (Egyptian) Pimsleur: Egyptian Arabic    
Arabic (Gulf) Teach Yourself: Gulf Arabic    
Armenian Pimsleur: Armenian Talk Now!: Armenian Pimsleur: Armenian
Assamese   Talk Now!: Assamese  
Azeri   Talk Now!: Azeri  
       
B      
Basque   Talk Now!: Basque  
Bengali Teach Yourself: Bengali Talk Now!: Bengali  
Breton   Talk Now!: Breton  
Bulgarian Teach Yourself: Bulgarian Talk Now!: Bulgarian Teach Yourself: Bulgarian
Burmese   Talk Now!: Burmese  
       
C      
Chinese (Cantonese) Pimsleur: Cantonese Chinese Talk Now!: Cantonese Collins: 40 minute Cantonese
Catalan Teach Yourself: Catalan Talk Now!: Catalan  
Chichewa   Talk Now!: Chichewa  
Chuvash   Talk Now!: Chuvash  
Cornish   Talk Now!: Cornish  
Corsican   Talk Now!: Corsican  
Croatian Pimsleur: Croatian Talk Now!: Croatian Collins: 40 minute Croatian
Czech Pimsleur: Czech Talk Now!: Czech Collins: 40 minute Czech

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Eurotalk Language CD-ROMs

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There is ground-breaking software at beginners, intermediate and advanced level in well over 100 languages (and growing), both on CD-ROM and DVD-ROM (the only language learning DVD-ROMs in the world!), as well as downloads, plus a business language course.

Eurotalk Talk Business Arabic language course

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Pimsleur Language Courses

language advantage brings you our top courses from Pimsleur, one of the world’s leading methods of learning a new language.

Dr Paul Pimsleur’s purely audio method means you can learn up to 30 languages as effortlessly as children absorb their native language. This is one of the bestselling methods to learn a language in the United States. If you want to learn a language seriously, then take the full course. If you would like a taster in your new language, then try the Pimsleur Express or the Pimsleur Quick & Simple courses to give you a start in your new language.


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01 Pimsleur Express

level: beginner
languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
method: audio cd

This is a basic audio course at beginner level with one 30 minute lesson plus 45 minutes of conversations and travel scenes. You will participate in and learn to understand a basic conversation. Great for going on holiday with. Only available in the Spanish language on amazon.com

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02 Pimsleur Quick & Simple

level: beginner taster
languages: Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Greek (Modern), Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish
method: audio cd

Eight quick and simple audio lessons from Pimsleur to give you a start in conversation in your new language. This has been designed to give you an introduction to the language and the Pimsleur Method. Available in many languages.

read our Pimsleur quick & simple Mandarin Chinese review!

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03 Pimsleur Basic

pimsleur-japanese-basiclevel: beginner
languages: Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Haitian-Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian and Continental), Romanian, Russian, Spanish (Iberian), Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Thai, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese
method: audio cd

This is a basic audio course at beginner level with 10 lessons. This is an introductory course and a way to get comfortable with a few basic sentences in the language. Available in a wide selection of languages.

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04 Pimsleur Conversational

level: beginner
languages: Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Chinese (Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Haitian-Creole, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese (Continental), Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Spanish (Iberian), Swahili, Swedish, Swiss German, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Twi, Urdu, Vietnamese
method: audio cd

This course contains 8 hours of audio-only instruction with an more in-depth look at the language, at beginner level. The Conversational courses include the 10 lessons of the Pimsleur Basic course plus an additional 6 lessons. Available in a wide selection of languages.

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05 Pimsleur Comprehensive Level I

level: beginner
languages: Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish plus Arabic, Spanish (Iberian), Ojibwe, Polish, Ukrainian
method: audio cd

This is a comprehensive audio course at beginner level with 30 lessons, which can be followed by intermediate (Level II) and advanced (Level III) courses. This course is designed for those who want greater fluency with 400-500 vocabulary words and several hundred sentences.

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06 Pimsleur Comprehensive Level  II

level: intermediate
languages: Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish
method: audio cd

This is the intermediate course of Pimsleur’s comprehensive audio course with 30 lessons. It can be preceeded by beginner (Level I) and advanced (Level III) courses below. This course is for those who want to expand their vocabulary and increase fluency.

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07 Pimsleur Comprehensive Level  III

level: advanced
languages: Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish
method: audio cd

This is the advanced comprehensive audio course with 30 lessons, which can be preceeded by beginner (Level I) and intermediate (Level II) courses above. Expand your vocabularly and increase your fluency to a higher level with this course.

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08 Pimsleur Comprehensive Level  IV

level: advanced
languages: Spanish
method: audio cd

This is the advanced comprehensive audio course with 30, 30 minute lessons, and has been designed to follow the Comprehensive Spanish Level III course above.

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Learn to Speak Other Languages

Learning another language? We have language courses for over 100 other languages!   Get the language advantage!


LANGUAGES A – Z: Find the language you are learning and then click through for the best and most innovative language courses.

Top 10 world languages

Languages A – C:  visit UK site | USA site

Afrikaans | Albanian | Alsatian | Amharic | Arabic (Egyptian) | Arabic (Gulf) | Armenian | Assamese |

Azeri | Basque | Bengali | Breton | Bulgarian | Burmese | Chinese (Cantonese) | Catalan | Chichewa |

Chuvash | Cornish | Corsican | Croatian | Czech

Languages D – I: visit UK site | USA site

Danish | Dutch | English (American) | Esperanto | Estonian | Farsi (Persian) | Finnish | Frisian | Gaelic

| Galician | Georgian | German (Swiss) | Greek (Ancient) | Gujurati | Haitian-Creole | Hausa |

Hawaiian | Hebrew | Hebrew (Biblical) | Hungarian | Icelandic | Igbo | Indonesian | Irish

Languages J – O: visit UK site | USA site

Jèrriais | Kannada | Khmer | Kirghiz | Klingon | Korean | Kurdish | Latin | Latvian | Lithuanian | Luganda |

Luxembourgish | Macedonian | Malagasy | Malay | Malayalam | Maltese | Manx | Maori | Marathi |

Mongolian | Navajo | Nepali | Norwegian | Ojibwe

Languages P – S: visit UK site | USA site

Papiamento | Pashto |   Persian (Farsi) | Pidgin | Polish | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Punjabi | Romanian |

Romansh | Rwanda | Saami | Sanskrit | Sardinian | Scots Gaelic | Serbian | Sesotho | Setswana | Shona |

Sindhi | Sinhala | Slovak | Slovenian | Somali | Spanish (Latin American) | Spanish (Mexican) |

Swahili | Swedish

Languages T – Z: visit UK site | USA site

Tagalog | Tamazight | Tamil | Telugu | Thai | Tibetan | Turkish | Twi | Ukranian | Urdu | Uzbek |

Vietnamese | Welsh | Xhosa | Yiddish | Yoruba | Zulu


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LANGUAGES A – C (UK)

Here are our recommended language courses for languages A – C.


These links will take you to our language course stores – click on the TOP COURSES tab and then use the search box to find your language course.

Language Best Bet 1 Best Bet 2 Best Bet 3
  (audio/book) (cd-rom) (ipod/mp3)
       
A      
Afrikaans Teach Yourself: Afrikaans Talk Now!: Afrikaans  
Albanian   Talk Now!: Albanian  
Alsatian   Talk Now!: Alsatian  
Amharic   Talk Now!: Amharic  
Arabic (Egyptian) Michel Thomas:  Arabic    
Arabic (Gulf) Teach Yourself: Gulf Arabic    
Armenian   Talk Now!: Armenian  
Assamese   Talk Now!: Assamese  
Azeri   Talk Now!: Azeri  
       
B      
Basque   Talk Now!: Basque  
Bengali Teach Yourself: Bengali Talk Now!: Bengali  
Breton   Talk Now!: Breton  
Bulgarian Teach Yourself: Bulgarian Talk Now!: Bulgarian Teach Yourself Conversation: Bulgarian
Burmese   Talk Now!: Burmese  
       
C      
Chinese (Cantonese) Teach Yourself: Cantonese Chinese Talk Now!: Cantonese Collins: 40 minute Cantonese Chinese
Catalan Teach Yourself: Catalan Talk Now!: Catalan  
Chichewa   Talk Now!: Chichewa  
Chuvash   Talk Now!: Chuvash  
Cornish   Talk Now!: Cornish  
Corsican   Talk Now!: Corsican  
Croatian Teach Yourself:  Croatian Talk Now!: Croatian Collins: 40 minute Croatian
Czech Teach Yourself: Czech Talk Now!: Czech Collins: 40 minute Czech

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