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Talk

Talk is our bestselling course for absolute beginners. It has a clear, effective approach that will get you talking in no time!

 

Talk is currently available in Arabic, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
The course book is available to buy separately, or in a pack with two audio CDs. 

Other series available in this range include:
Description

Talk has proved to be an extremely popular way to learn, giving you the best grounding in the basics of your chosen language through ten carefully structured units.

 

Linked into the course book, the audio allows you to develop your listening and speaking skills at a manageable pace and will have you communicating right from the start.

 

Those choosing to learn French and Spanish can also enjoy the accompanying BBC TV programmes on DVD.

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Back from your holiday determined to learn the language but no time for nightschool? Try the BBC Talk short courses. The Guardian
The Talk series just continues to be such an excellent classroom resource. Well done again for that. I love it. Jennifer Evans, Flexible Language Tuition, North Norfolk
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Talk Japanese (Book)
  • Master the basics with this bestselling approach
  • Practise the language with fun, interactive activities
  • Communicate with confidence right from the start
£7.99
Talk Russian (book)
  • Master the basics with this bestselling approach
  • Practise the language with fun, interactive activities
  • Communicate with confidence right from the start
£7.99
Talk Mandarin Chinese (Book/CD Pack)
  • Master the basics with this bestselling approach
  • Practise the language with fun, interactive activities
  • Communicate with confidence right from the start
  • Accompanying online activities
£15.99
Talk Mandarin Chinese (Book)
  • Master the basics with this bestselling approach
  • Practise the language with fun, interactive activities
  • Communicate with confidence right from the start
  • Accompanying online activities
£7.99
Talk Japanese (Book/CD Pack)
  • Master the basics with this bestselling approach
  • Practise the language with fun, interactive activities
  • Communicate with confidence right from the start
£15.99
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