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Foreign Languages Books

Learn a language your way with BBC Active Languages.

BBC Active Languages makes learning a new language much less of a foreign process, whatever you’re looking for. From simple guides, phrase books and audio to help you get by on your holiday, short courses to build up your vocabulary and confidence, to more in-depth courses to develop your fluency.

We base our books and courses around recordings of authentic dialogues, teaching you to speak your chosen language in the way it is actually spoken. To give you a greater ‘feel’, we include information about local customs and culture too.