New Year, New Muzzy

bbc-muzzy-20th-anniversary-edition-level-1BBC Muzzy is still one of the best and most innovative language courses for kids on the market.   Currently available as a BBC Muzzy 20th Anniversary Edition language course, the program includes ALL five of the languages – French, Spanish, German, Italian and English.  Your child can focus on just one language – or dip in and out of all five.   [Read more…]

Teach Yourself Language Courses

language advantage brings you the top Teach Yourself language packs and culture guides

The world-Famous Teach Yourself series covers over 50 languages and they’ll help you master a language at beginner or intermediate level, plus get you to grips with grammar, verbs, vocabularly and scripts. And, you can learn about the culture too!


01 Teach Yourself One-Day

level: complete beginner
languages: French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
method: audio
media: cd, booklet, dvd (French, Spanish only)

If you’re a complete (and we mean complete) beginner, then these may be the courses that get you started with French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish in just one-day. Perfect for that holiday or weekend break. Much better than just speaking English.

read our Teach Yourself one-day Greek review!
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02 Teach Yourself Starter Kits

level: complete beginner
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
method: traditional with add-ons!
media: book, phrase book, flashcards, cd

If you’re a complete (and we mean complete) beginner, then these may be the courses that get you started with French, Italian and Spanish! A new series by Elisabeth Smith based on learning 5 words a day to give you a confident start. You have everything you need to get going with a language book, phrase book, flashcards and 2 CDs.

for more information and to buy Teach Yourself starter kits, browse our Language Advantage Teach Yourself shop on amazon.co.uk>>
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03 Teach Yourself Instants in 35 minutes a Day

level: beginner
languages: French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
method: traditional with add-ons!
media: book, cd

Never been able to learn a language before? Then try the Instants. They offer a quick solution by teaching you only the words and phrases that really matter and bypass difficult grammar which gets you speaking your new language from the first week. And it keeps you motivated by telling you what you need to do for 35 to 45 minutes each day for 6 weeks!

read our Teach Yourself instants review!
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04 Teach Yourself Conversation

level: beginner – intermediate
languages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, French, Gaelic, German, Greek, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Welsh
method: audio
media: cd

Where Michel Thomas has not gone, these audio-only Teach Yourself Conversation courses go! Learn to both speak and understand your language.

read our Teach Yourself Japanese conversation review!
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05 Teach Yourself Complete Language Courses

level: beginner – intermediate
languages: over 50 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu
method: traditional
media: book, cd

Great if you’re a beginner or a ‘false’ beginner and you’ve studied a bit of the language before. From Afrikaans to Zulu, the complete courses offer a comprehensive guide to understanding, speaking and writing the language. Takes you from beginner to intermediate and will refresh ‘rusty’ knowledge. The complete course contains a book and CD.

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06 Teach Yourself Improve Your …

level: intermediate
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
method: traditional
media: book, cd

Ideally suited if you have a good grounding in a language and are early intermediate. These courses will extend your languages skills at the same time as you learn more about the country and its culture. This series includes a book and double cd.

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07 Teach Yourself Beginner’s Scripts

level: beginner
languages: Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hindi, Japanese, Russian, Urdu
media: book

These books help you learn the scripts of non-Roman alphabets from scratch, with the help of examples of real-life text. The ideal companion to one of the Teach Yourself language courses.

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08 Teach Yourself Essential Grammar and Vocabulary books

Teach Yourself Quick Fix Grammar

level: beginner
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
media: book

These pocket-sized books will give instant help to those learning a language and needing to get to grip with the most important grammar points quickly. This series is ideal for the absolute beginner or the intermediate student wanting to check grammar points quickly and easily, with one grammar point explained on each page. The ideal companion to one of the Teach Yourself language courses.

Teach Yourself Essential Grammar

level: beginner – intermediate
languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Welsh
media: book

These grammar guides are suitable for students of all levels. You can work through them as a course or dip into them to check a grammar point or extend your knowledge. The ideal companion to one of the Teach Yourself language courses.

Teach Yourself Essential Verbs

level: beginner – intermediate
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
media: book

If you need to refresh your memory on how verbs work, then this is the series for you. It covers 200 frequently used verbs and gives examples of how they can be used in context. The ideal companion to one of the Teach Yourself language courses.

Teach Yourself Essential Vocabulary

level: beginner – intermediate
languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish
media: book

These vocabulary books will take your existing knowledge and build up your vocabulary systematically with the most useful words. The ideal companion to one of the Teach Yourself language courses.

read our Teach Yourself verbs and grammar review!
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09 Teach Yourself World Cultures

level: all
cultures: China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Wales
media: book

The teach yourself world cultures range gives you everything you need to know about your chosen country in one book. Designed to enrich your course or stay abroad, the topics covered include language, culture, geography, food and drink, fashion and the practicalities of living in the country. Each chapter also includes a list of useful words and phrases, plus contacts and further information. These books give an insight into the customs and ways of each country, touching on subjects such as government, language, arts, festivals and food with fascinating facts and figures. These guides are full of really good information, so you can really get more out of your stay and get to know people more easily.

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10 Teach Yourself Religion

level: all
religions: Buddhism, Catholicism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, World Faiths
media: book

teach yourself religion series presents all the essential information to gain knowledge of particular faiths. Covering everything from the religions’ key texts to dietary requirements, these books raise fascinating questions about specific religious beliefs and practices.

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Give More Than Just Chocolate This Easter!

french_film_chocolatAs it will soon be Easter, why not give a language gift instead of chocolate? Easter is celebrated every year usually sometime between late March and late April, depending on the date of the full moon. This year it falls on 24 April 2011. [Read more…]

Muzzy Is The Bestselling Language Course For Kids

Learn French using BBC Muzzy

BBC Muzzy is one of the best and most innovative language courses for kids on the market.   Just put on the DVD and see your young kids captivated by their new language … soon they’ll be repeating songs and phrases – and you may be too!   This could be the most important gift you ever give your child. They’ll get their language advantage! [Read more…]

Teach Yourself Business French

teach-yourself-business-frenchDo you want to win more business in France?
Do you want to serve your French-speaking customers better?
Do you want to work more effectively with your international business partners?

Business French is a three-hour, all-audio, straightforward course that will help you to acquire essential up-to-date business language. [Read more…]

BBC Quickstart

Quickstart language cure for time-stretched Brits
Research by BBC Languages has revealed that 50% of people cite lack of time as the reason for giving up learning a foreign language, which is why we have devised a new series of audio CDs – Quickstart – designed specifically for those of you who don’t have much time on your hands! [Read more…]

Teach Yourself Conversation

Are you lost for words when speaking a language?
Picture the scene: You’ve arrived at the airport in Spain, excitedly clutching your suitcase and sun hat, when you ask an airport official in your best phrasebook Spanish where the taxi rank is. It seems to work as he replies straightaway …… but that’s where the conversation ends!

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iPod & MP3 Language Courses

language advantage brings you our top language courses to help you learn to speak a language on your iPod or MP3 player.

Our recommended language courses  can be  downloaded to your ipod and your mp3 player or even to your mobile phone, PDA or satellite navigation system.


Download Language Lessons & more at Audible.co.uk

01 Earworms Rapid Languages

audible-earworms-rapid-frenchlanguages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Cantonese, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

for more information, reviews and to view the full range of Earworms Rapid Language courses>>

 

02 Michel Thomas Method>>

audible-michel-thomas-method-portugueselanguages: Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

for more information, reviews and to view the full range of Michel Thomas Method Language courses>>

03 Teach Yourself Conversation

audible-teach-yourself-conversation-russianlanguages: Arabic, Bulgarian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Welsh

Learn a language on your iPod ® on audible.co.uk>>

 

04 Collins 40-minute

audible-collins-40-minute-mandarin-chineselanguages: Arabic, Cantonese Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Spanish (Latin American), Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Learn a language on your iPod ® on audible.co.uk>>

05 Teach Yourself One-Day

audible-teach-yourself-one-day-spanishlanguages: French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish

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06 Teach Yourself Phone

audible-teach-yourself-phone-germanlanguages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish

 

07 BBC Quickstart

audible-bbc-quickstart-arabiclanguages: Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish

 

08 In-flight: Learn Before You Land

audible-in-flight-dutch
languages: Arabic, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese

Learn a language on your iPod ® on audible.co.uk>>

 

09 Learn in Your Car

audible-learn-in-car-japanese
languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

 

 

10 The Complete Idiot’s Guide

audible-complete-idiot-guide-italian
languages: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish


Download Language Lessons & more at Audible.co.uk


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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>>
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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>>
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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>>
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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>>
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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>>
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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>>
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Rosetta Stone Language Courses

language advantage brings you our top courses from Rosetta Stone, one of the world’s leaders in language learning CD-ROM software.

The Rosetta Stone language software program provides language instruction in over 30 different languages. The program is used by Fortune 500 companies, NASA, the US State Department, over 10,000 schools and more than 5 million people worldwide. The amazing dynamic immersion method teaches you to speak a language using word and picture association, through thousands of real-life pictures and the voices of native speakers. In this way you can learn to understand, read, write and speak a new language.


01 Rosetta Stone Version 4 TOTALe

level: beginner up to advanced
languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English (British), English (American), Farsi (Persian), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Japanese,  Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish (Latin American),  Spanish (Spain), Swedish, Tagalog (Filipino), Turkish, Vietnamese

This is the newest product from Rosetta Stone.  Learn naturally with its interactive software, audio companion and speech-recognition software to build a foundation of fundamental vocabulary and essential language structure. Gain the confidence to master basic conversational skills, including greetings and introductions, questions and answers, shopping and much more. The Rosetta Stone Version 4 TOTALe is available as individual levels or as sets of levels (such as levels 1, 2 & 3, or levels 1-4 or levels 1-5).

for more information and to buy Rosetta Stone>>


02 Rosetta Stone CD-ROM Personal Edition Level 1

rosetta-stone-german-level-1level: beginner
languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Danish, Dutch, English (British), English (American), Farsi (Persian), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese,  Korean, Latin, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish (Latin American),  Spanish (Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog (Filipino), Thai, Turkish, Vietnamese, Welsh

Build a foundation of fundamental vocabulary and essential language structure. Gain the confidence to master basic conversational skills, including greetings and introductions, simple questions and answers, shopping and much more.

for more information and to buy Rosetta Stone>>


03 Rosetta Stone CD-ROM Personal Edition Level 2

rosetta-stone-japanese-level-2level: intermediate
languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian,  Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish (Latin American), Tagalog (Filipino)

Navigate your surroundings as you build on the vocabulary and essential language structure in Level 1. Learn to talk about your environment, such as giving and getting directions, using transportation, telling time, dining out, enjoying basic social interactions and much more.

for more information and to buy Rosetta Stone>>


04 Rosetta Stone CD-ROM Personal Edition Level 3

rosetta-stone-arabic-level-3level: advanced
languages: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish (Latin America)
method: cd-rom (please check operating system requirements)

Connect with the world around you by building on the language fundamentals and conversational skills you developed in Levels 1 and 2. Learn to share your ideas and opinions, express your feelings and talk about everyday life, your interests, your work, current events, and much more.

for more information and to buy Rosetta Stone>>


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