Here is how to say "Do you speak English?" in over 215 languages ....

.....or, if you prefer to communicate more in some of those languages, the links below will give you a good opportunity to improve your skills. They include lots of Tests, Games, Listening Exercises, Videos, Readings, Lessons & Communication possibilities... together with many other helpful resources.  By simply scrolling down the page to the language that you are interested in learning, you can then use these great sites together with your Vocabulary Book to help you get to know another language. 

By the way, this page will be regularly updated and expanded over the coming months. Anyone able to help others by suggesting more quality links for any language should simply send an e-mail to will@wordsurfing.co.uk.

Sites for Beginners (B), Intermediate (I), Advanced (A) 

WS Languages (to date)  Arabic, Bangla, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Gaelic, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Welsh 

WS Arabic

WS Bangla

WS Bulgarian

  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.

WS Chinese

WS Croatian

WS Czech

WS Dutch

WS English - all the resources on the WS site are recommended ... but the following link from Language Guide is a particularly excellent free site.       It's presentation of vocabulary items combines audio with graphics and text - and this integration will be especially useful for lower level learners beginning to wordsurf their way to good communication skills.

WS Estonian

WS Finnish

WS French

WS Gaelic

WSGerman                                                                                  The News on Video (IA)

WS Greek

WS Hebrew

WS Hindi

  • Vocabulary - look, listen and learn
  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.
  • VOA - (IA) read and listen to the latest news and views. Excellent.

WS Hungarian

WS Indonesian

WS Irish

WS Italian

WS Japanese

WS Korean

  • Vocabulary - look, listen and learn
  • Dictionary - (BIA)
  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • VOA - (IA) read and listen to the latest news and views. Excellent.

WS Norwegian

WS Polish

WS Portuguese

WS Romanian

  • Dictionary - (BIA)
  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.
  • VOA - (IA) read and listen to the latest news and views. Excellent.

WS Russian

WS Serbian

WS Slovak

  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.
  • VOA - (IA) read and listen to the latest news and views. Excellent.

WS Spanish                                                                                       The News on Video (IA)

WS Swahili

WS Swedish

WS Thai

  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.
  • VOA - (IA) read and listen to the latest news and views. Excellent.

WS Turkish

WS Urdu

  • LangMedia - videos with transcripts (BI)
  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.

WS Vietnamese

  • BBC News (IA) - all the latest with audio and video reports.
  • VOA - (IA) read and listen to the latest news and views. Excellent.

WS Welsh

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