Is Multilingual E-Commerce The Way Forward?

Several large UK retailers are ensuring that their websites are multilingual in a bid to expand internationally. One large retailer Debenhams – a chain of UK Department stores – recently announced the launch of their German-language website. The Department store group decided to opt for a German-language website as Germany continuously performed well in terms of online sales. Now their German customers have access to their own Debenhams website and more importantly, in their own native language.

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Masterclass: Optimising your Website for International Trade

Sarah Carroll is running UK Trade & Investment’s specialist training workshop to learn practical steps you can take to boost your international business performance online. The Masterclass will be held on Tuesday 28th February 2012, 09:00 -13:30, 60 Cannon Street, London, EC4N 6JP, UK.

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Electronic Dictionaries and Translators

language advantage recommends you the bestselling handheld electronic dictionaries and translators.

An electronic dictionary and translator can be used alongside your language learning or in business to help you get the language advantage!

Language Teacher®. Electronic pocket talking translators
You can find electronic dictionaries and translators for over 30 languages, each helping you to overcome language challenges while studying or working.  An electronic translator or electronic dictionary is a smart way to avoid unnecessary difficulties when traveling, studying languages, communicating with speakers of other languages and in many other situations. Many of the translators are based on advanced text-to-speech and speech recognition technologies and have the added functions of a business organizer, as well as extensive bidirectional vocabularies (up to 1,000,000 words and more), voice recognition and/or synthesis, phrase banks containing colloquial expressions and common phrases, grammar references and lots more.


Our Pick Of The Bestselling Handheld Electronic Dictionaries And Translators

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Aliens go multilingual in Doctor Who

The new series of the epic Doctor Who hit the UK’s TV screens last night … Geronimo! and the Tardis hit Earth to find the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) and his assistant Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) …

Scaringly the Doctor finds that Prisoner Zero can broadcast its messages through a live feed to all the people on Earth – in all their native languages. [Read more…]

Internationalising your Website


Sarah Carroll, the Founder of Language Advantage, is speaking at UK Trade & Investment’s Internationalising your Website Workshop in the South East on Friday 29 January 2010.

The workshop will explore practical steps you can take to boost your international business performance online.  Websites can be a cost effective tool for companies wishing to sell their products and services overseas.  You will receive the latest knowledge about multilingual search engine optimisation and international social networking. [Read more…]

Anne Frank exhibition … in 40 languages

Did you know that there are currently forty different language versions of the travelling exhibition ‘Anne Frank – a History for Today’, which will be on display all over the world.  Read more about the multilingual Anne Frank exhibition>>

Multilingual Mamma Mia!

The stage show Mamma Mia! has been seen by more than 30 million people in over 170 cities in 8 languages around the world, including in Dutch, French, German, Korean, Japanese, Spanish and Swedish.   The foreign language productions keep the essence of the English-language version of the show and the songs while adapting them into local languages – and sometimes even adapting the characters.

Read more about Mamma Mia! in other languages>>