Real-Time Translation App For Phones

Technology is so far advanced these days, that we really shouldn’t be amazed by what the latest gadget can do. However, a new app by Japan’s biggest mobile network – NTT Docomo – offers people using their phones real-time translations while they are talking to foreigners over the phone. And, all this whilst BOTH parties are speaking their own native tongue. Now, that is quite impressive.

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New Year, New Language!

earworms rapid russian language coursesIs one of your New Year’s resolutions to learn a new language in 2012? Or improve on a language that’s gone rusty? If you want to make serious progress this year, we’ve hand-picked the best language courses for you, so you can get learning right away! You can start as a beginner and work your way right up to advanced (OK, it might take you a bit longer than a year!). Make a start and make language learning a priority this year and get your language advantage!

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Translation Software Sales Boosted By The Arab World And Brazil

A huge demand for translation software in the Arab world and Brazil has boosted sales for Babylon Ltd – a developer of translation and dictionary software. The boost in sales for translation software in these countries is down to several factors but mostly due to overcoming language barriers.

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Eurotalk Language Courses In Over 100 Languages!

premier set greek language coursesWe’ve just finished updating our Eurotalk language course page as we announce our new partnership with Eurotalk – one of the world’s leaders in language learning software. We’re thrilled to be working with Eurotalk and can now offer you access to their full range of courses which cover well over 100 languages! [Read more…]

The Latest Special Offers From Ectaco

SPECIAL OFFERS WITH ECTACO!

Get access to the latest offers and products available from Ectaco electronic handheld translators and dictionaries.

All the most recent offers and special discounts are now available at your fingertips everytime you come to this Offers Blog. Check out what special offer is available today!


Learn Spanish in Latin America

language advantage recommends intensive Spanish language courses in Central and South America.

We’ve teamed up with don Quijote, one of the best Spanish language schools in the world. They offer you the best courses, the best locations and most importantly the best service. Going to Latin America will always be the best way to learn Spanish and learn about the Latin American culture. And if you want to be adventurous, try Spanish and Tango in Buenos Aires, Argentina or Spanish and Cooking in Guanajuato, Mexico. This is an authentic way to learn Spanish in Latin America.


Browse don Quijote Spanish language courses in Spain>>

Read reviews of don Quijote Spanish language courses in Latin America>>


Don Quijote language schools in Latin AmericaDestinations

Learn Spanish in Argentina>>
Spanish Language Schools in: Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Bariloche, Mendoza

Learn Spanish in Bolivia>>
Spanish Language School in: Sucre

Learn Spanish in Chile>>
Spanish Language School in: Santiago de Chile

Learn Spanish in Costa Rica>>
Spanish Language School in: Flamingo Beach, Heredia, Monteverde, Playa Jacó, Coronado

Learn Spanish in Cuba>>
Spanish Language Schools in: Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Trinidad

Learn Spanish in the Dominian Republic>>
Spanish Language Schools in: Santo Domingo, Sosua

Learn Spanish in Ecuador>>
Spanish Language School in: Quito

Learn Spanish in Guatemala>>
Spanish Language Schools in: Antigua

Learn Spanish in Mexico>>
Spanish Language Schools in: Guanajuato (Mexico), Oaxaca, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Vallarta

Learn Spanish in Peru>>
Spanish Language Schools in: Cuzco


Spanish Language Courses

don quijote class in mexicoIntensive Spanish
The intensive Spanish is a group course where you study for 4 or 6 hours a day, leaving the rest of the day free for you to explore the language and culture of Latin America. You can study Spanish for 1 to 40 weeks.
Find out more about Intensive Spanish courses in Latin America>>


don quijote one to one classIndividual Spanish Tuition
You can take additional one-to-one Spanish lessons after your Intensive Spanish course, or alternatively you can tailor-make your whole Spanish language course to be one-on-one, concentrating on specific language skills or on specialist vocabulary areas you need. It’s up to you! And you’ll make fast progress.
Find out more about Individual Spanish Tuition courses in Latin America>>


don quijote business professional classBusiness Spanish
There are a selection of Business Spanish language courses, where you can study Business Spanish for two hours a day. The first business course focuses on Finance and Business and the second on International Commerce and Human Resources. It is recommended to take this course alongside or after an Intensive Spanish course.  This Spanish language course is for intermediate or advanced learners of Spanish.
Find out more about Business Spanish courses in Latin America>>


Volunteer-with-don-quijoteSpanish & Voluntary Work Experience
This programme gives you a Spanish language course and a voluntary experience in a Latin American social institution. You need to have an adequate level of Spanish and take at least a four week intensive Spanish course at one of the Latin American language schools, before you start your voluntary experience.
Find out more about Spanish and Voluntary Work Experience in Latin America>>


Spanish for Exam Preparation
This programme gives you a high-level  Spanish language course and prepares you for the DELE examination (Spanish as a Foreign Language).
Find out more about DELE Spanish courses in Latin America>>


don quijote business professional classProfessional Spanish
You take the Spanish intensive course of 4 hours a day and select from the professional programmes which you will take after your Spanish courses during the week to build up your vocabulary and knowledge of your profession.  This Spanish language course is for intermediate or advanced learners of Spanish.
Find out more about Spanish for Teachers courses in Latin America>>
Find out more about Medical Spanish courses in Latin America>>

Browse don Quijote Spanish language courses in Spain>>


Tango-with-don-quijoteSpanish and Activities

You take the Spanish intensive course for 4 hours a day and select from an activity which you will take after your Spanish courses during the week! There are many exciting and adventurous courses to choose from, so give one a go and have an amazing language holiday!

Find out more about Spanish and Cooking courses in Guanajuato, Mexico, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Dance in Havana, Santiago de Cuba or Trinidad, Cuba, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Christmas Cultural Program in Guanajuato, Mexico, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Art, History or Literature in Guanajuato, Mexico, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Tango in Buenos Aires or Cordoba, Argentina, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Salsa in Santiago de Chile or Antigua, Guatemala, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Music in Havana, Santiago de Cuba or Trinidad, Cuba, Latin America>>

Find out more about Spanish and Nature in Cuzco, Peru, Latin America>>

Browse don Quijote Spanish language courses in Spain>>


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Transparent Languages – Save 15%

The sun is out, the spring is here – time to plan your holidays and more importantly time to brush up on your language skills!

To help you we have a special offer from Transparent Languages to purchase one of their language learning software courses:

Save 15% on any order. Use LANGUAGE15 at checkout. Expires 05/31/2010

For those of you in the UK:

Save 15% on any order at the Transparent Language UK Store – use UKLANG15 at checkout. Expires 05/31/2010

Transparent Language is a leading provider of best-practice language learning software for consumers, government agencies, educational institutions, and businesses. Since 1991, Transparent Language has helped millions of individuals learn new languages quickly, easily, and effectively. More than 12,000 schools and universities, as well as top government language schools, such as the Foreign Service Institute and the Defense Language Institute, use our products. Working with distinguished language acquisition experts and thousands of native speakers around the world, Transparent Language is committed to producing language learning solutions of the highest quality at reasonable prices.

MANDARIN CHINESE LANGUAGE COURSES FOR KIDS

language advantage brings you the best and most innovative language courses for children to learn Mandarin Chinese. Get the Chinese language advantage for kids!


01 Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii My Chinese coach

kids-chinese-coach-nintendo-dsCan’t get your kids off their DS? Well let them learn while they play! This Chinese language game, available on both the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo Wii, teaches you Chinese in small chunks and then introduces tonnes of games to help you practice.
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>>

02 carry an electronic Mandarin Chinese dictionary translator

Fun and colourful, this handheld dictionary will give your kids the Chinese word they are looking for immediately. It will help build their vocabulary, especially when used on location in Chinese-speaking countries!
for more information and to buy a dictionary translator from Ectaco>>

03 get a Chinese-speaking Language Littles toy doll

kids-chinese-language-littles-dollThese lovely little toy dolls will enchant your child, and will also help them learn a language while playing – these dolls speak Chinese as well as English!  Each Language Little will recite between 25 and 30 phrases with the help of a sound chip in the dollâ??s tummy – including greetings, numbers, colours and days of the week. Language Littles toy dolls are not currently available on amazon.co.uk
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>> 

04 Vocabulary Builder Learn Mandarin Chinese

kids-chinese-vocabulary-builderA CD-ROM for children who are beginning in Chinese, with speech recognition, so that your kids can record their voices and then play them back in a cinema show! Great fun and packed full of games. Over 100 words including colours, numbers, actions and simple sentences.   For ages from 4 to 12 – but popular with adults too!
for more information and to buy from our Language Advantage Kids shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy from our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>>


Other ways to learn Chinese for kids:
more Mandarin Chinese language courses and dictionaries for children on amazon.co.uk>>
more Mandarin Chinese language courses and dictionaires for children on amazon.com>>
more Mandarin Chinese language cd-rom software for children on amazon.co.uk>>
more Mandarin Chinese language cd-rom software for children on amazon.com>>


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JAPANESE LANGUAGE COURSES FOR KIDS

language advantage brings you the best and most innovative language courses for children to learn Japanese. Get the Japanese language advantage for kids!


01 Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii My Japanese coach

kids-japanese-japanese-coach-nintendo-dsCan’t get your kids off their DS? Well let them learn while they play! This Japanese language game, available on both the Nintendo DS and the Nintendo Wii, teaches you Japanese in small chunks and then introduces tonnes of games to help you practice.
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids shop
 on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>>

02 carry an electronic Japanese dictionary translator

Fun and colourful, this handheld dictionary will give your kids the Japanese word they are looking for immediately. It will help build their vocabulary, especially when used on location in Japan!
more information and to buy a dictionary translator from Ectaco>>

03 get a Japanese-speaking Language Littles toy doll

kids-japanese-language-littles-dollThese lovely little toy dolls will enchant your child, and will also help them learn the Japanese language while playing – these dolls speak Japanese as well as English! Each Language Little will recite between 25 and 30 phrases with the help of a sound chip in the doll’s tummy – including greetings, numbers, colours and days of the week. Language Littles toy dolls are not currently available on amazon.co.uk.
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store
 on amazon.com>>

04 Vocabulary Builder Learn Japanese

kids-japanese-vocabulary-builderA CD-ROM for children who are beginning in Japanese.   The speech recognition gives your kids the chance to record their voices and then play them back in a cinema show! Great fun and packed full of games. Over 100 words including colours, numbers, actions and simple sentences.   For ages from 4 to 12 – but popular with adults too!
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids shop
 on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>>


Other ways to learn Japanese for kids

more Japanese language courses and dictionaries for children on amazon.co.uk>>
more Japanese language courses and dictionaires for children on amazon.com>>
more Japanese language cd-rom software for children on amazon.co.uk>>
more Japanese language cd-rom software for children on amazon.com>>


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ITALIAN LANGUAGE COURSES FOR KIDS

language advantage brings you the best and most innovative language courses for children to learn Italian. Get the Italian language advantage for kids!


01 learn Italian using BBC Muzzy

bbc-muzzy-20th-anniversary-edition-level-1The BBC Muzzy courses are world renowned as a complete introduction to language learning for kids. They include DVDs, CDs, workbooks and much more. This course is ideal for children aged between 3 and 12 learning Italian. Check the DVD region for your country!
Find out more about BBC Muzzy Italian language courses from the BBC Shop>>

02 carry an electronic Italian dictionary translator

Fun and colourful, this handheld dictionary will give your kids the Italian word they are looking for immediately. It will help build their vocabulary, especially when used on location in an Italian-speaking country!
more information and to buy a dictionary translator from Ectaco>>

03 get an Italian-speaking Language Littles toy doll

kids-italian-language-littles-dollThese lovely little toy dolls will enchant your child, and will also help them learn a language while playing – these dolls speak Italian as well as English! Each Language Little will recite between 25 and 30 phrases with the help of a sound chip in the dollâ??s tummy – including greetings, numbers, colours and days of the week. Language Littles toy dolls are not currently available on amazon.co.uk.
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>>

04 Vocabulary Builder Learn Italian

kids-italian-vocabulary-builderA CD-ROM for children who are beginning in Italian, with speech recognition, so that your kids can record their voices and then play them back in a cinema show! Great fun and packed full of games. Over 100 words including colours, numbers, actions and simple sentences.   For ages from 4 to 12 – but popular with adults too!
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids shop on amazon.co.uk>>
for more information and to buy, browse our Language Advantage Kids store on amazon.com>>


Other ways to learn Italian for kids:
more Italian language courses and dictionaries for children on amazon.co.uk>>
more Italian language courses and dictionaires for children on amazon.com>>
more Italian language cd-rom software for children on amazon.co.uk>>
more Italian language cd-rom software for children on amazon.com>>

 


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