Top 6 Trends in Language Learning for 2019

We’ve seen some enormous changes in language learning over the last few years. While language learning courses, language books and language audio CDs are still popular, smartphones and high-speed internet connections have opened up a world of intuitive language learning options that have made learning a language accessible to everyone, whether you’re on your morning commute or your 15 minute coffee break at work. Apps like Google Translate have been game-changers when it comes to travel or trying to make sense of menus and information signs, and with internet connection and webcam you can now have personalised 1-1 Skype lessons with a native teacher from the comfort of your home.

We want to give you the language advantage so we’ve done our research on the top 6 trends in language learning in 2019:

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Boom in Taiwan for Banned Chinese Language Books

Taiwan has seen a boom in the trade of Chinese language books in recent years. Imported and published books banned by the Chinese government in China for containing what it deems to be, sensitive subjects, can be easily bought in Taiwan. Chinese tourists and students go to Taiwan and freely buy the banned books in the Taiwanese bookshops or book exhibitions.

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New York Libraries Lend In 59 Languages

The libraries in the borough of Queens in New York, USA have seen a dramatic increase in the number of people taking out its books in different languages during the past ten years. The libraries now lend out books, CDs and DVDs in 59 languages including Korean, Chinese and Spanish.

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LANGUAGE EXTRAS

There are lots of great ways to learn a language. Try out some of these!

Language gifts
Give a language gift and give a present that will last forever!
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World films
Buy a DVD in another language and watch it with or without English subtitles. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’ll be understanding the film. It would make a great gift too!
for more information and to buy a world film browse our Language Advantage Shop on amazon.co.uk>>
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World music
Buy a CD in another language and listen to music in the background. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’ll be repeating the words and singing in another language. It would make a great gift too!
for more information and to buy world music browse our Language Advantage Shop on amazon.co.uk>>
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World travel books
There are many novels and travel journals giving amazing insights into life in other countries. These books are a great way to learn about the culture of another country.
for more information and to buy a world travel book browse our Language Advantage Shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy a world travel book browse our Language Advantage Store on amazon.com>>

Language books
We bring you our favourite selection of books about language learning, cross-cultural awareness or religion to read on the way to work or college, or just to unwind for half an hour. A book would also be a great language gift for that language lover!
for more information and to buy a language book browse our Language Advantage Shop on amazon.co.uk>>
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