Multilingual Sussex Schoolchildren Speak 94 Languages

There are over 3,000 bilingual school children in Sussex, on the South Coast of the UK, who speak an amazing 94 languages between them, including Wolof, which is spoken in Senegal, and Igbo, spoken in Nigeria and Niger-Congo.

New figures show the top ten tongues in West Sussex are Urdu, Gujarati, Caribbean Creole French, Portuguese, Tamil, Punjabi, Polish, Bengali, French and Pashto.   [Read more…]

Milkman Overcomes Language Barrier by Learning Gujarati

A 69-year old white, English-born milkman from Blackburn, has become almost fluent in Gujarati, after doing his milk rounds in the town’s Asian community for the last 50 years.

John Mather’s ability to procure foodstuffs that the Asian population couldn’t find in local shops in the 1960’s put him in great demand, but he soon came up against the language barrier, with neither him nor his customers being able to understand each other. [Read more…]

Election Manifestos go Multilingual

While trying to decide which way to vote in the UK General Election on 6 May 2010, I decided to browse through all the election manifestos of the major political parties.  I was pleased to discover on the Green Party website that they have their Mini Manifesto in Arabic and Bengali.   [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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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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