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Linguaphone courses, etc.
(Publisher: Linguaphone Institute. Country: UK.)



Linguaphone German course (late 1960s) (image)

Linguaphone German course (Deutscher Kursus) with books and 45 rpm records (ca.late 1960s)


LINGUAPHONE - CHECKLIST

SERIES NOTE: This famous language teaching series was pioneered by Jacques Rostand in the early 20th century.

(A) 1920s-1930s (25 languages in 1935)


French
German
Italian
Spanish
Russian
Polish
Dutch
Swedish
Irish
English
Afrikaans
Esperanto
Persian
Chinese

Also:
French in 30 lessons.(Rostand’s Pictorial Language Series). By E. Lamartine. L., The Linguaphone Institute, 1926
Italian in 30 Lessons. By F. Tavani.
Portuguese
Arabic (Cours d'arabe égyptien parle_ / rédigé par J. Heyworth-Dunne ..., M.M. Goma'a. By J. [James] Heyworth-Dunne).
Spoken Egyptian Arabic : English translations of the Arabic text. By J. [James] Heyworth-Dunne. London : Linguaphone Institute, [1938?].
Urdu
Japanese

(B) 1940s-1960s (37 languages in 1963)
(First with 78 rpm records; then, from late 1960s, with 45 rpm records.)

Afrikaans
Arabic (Algerian)
Arabic (Egyptian)
Bengali
Burmese
Chinese
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Efik
English
English (American)
Esperanto
Finnish
French - Cours de conversation francais
German - Deutscher Kursus
Greek (Modern)
Hausa
Hebrew (Modern)
Hindustani (Urdu)
Icelandic
Irish
Italian – Corso di conversazione
Japanese
Latin
Luganda
Malay
Norwegian
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish (Castilian AKA European) - Curso de conversacion espanol
Spanish (Latin American AKA Western Hemisphere) – Curso de espanol (de Latinoamerica)
Swahili
Turkish
Swedish
Welsh
Zulu

(This list compiled using display ad in Times (London), 3 Sept. 1963 [via Times Digital Archive], Chicago Tribune 7 January 1968 [via ProQuest Historical Newspapers], and another display ad found on Flickr.)

Linguaphone advert (UK, 1935) (image)

A classified advertisement for Linguaphone in an English newspaper or magazine in 1935


(C) 1970s-1990s (30 languages in 1987 and 1991)
(Books with audio cassettes)

Afrikaans
American English
Arabic (Modern)
Chinese (Mandarin)
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek (Modern)
Hebrew (Modern)
Hindi
Icelandic
Indonesian
Irish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Malay
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
Serbo-Croat
Spanish (Castilian)
Spanish (Latin-American)
Swedish
Thai
Welsh

(This list comes display ads in the Times newspaper [London, England], 28 May 1987 and 10 August 1991 [via Times Digital Archive])

(D) Current courses as at 2015 (all talk approach) (number of courses: c. 14)
(Beginners' to Expert level courses)

Arabic
Chinese
Dutch
English
French
German
Greek
Italian
Japanese
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Swedish
Thai

Turkish

[Source of this list: linguaphone.co.uk]

(E) Other Linguaphone Publications

The Linguaphone Book of French Songs

Commercial Supplement to German Course

The Language of Rugby (Linguaphone Humour)

Gems of Russian literature: selections from famous Russian writers, in prose and verse, with biographical notes (in Russian)... / . vocabulary, and explanatory notes to the extracts. London, J.M. Dent for Linguaphone Institute, [1961] 132 p., ports.

Linguaphone Shakespeare series : in 5 parts : selected extracts from Shakespeare recorded on 5 double-sided 12 in. grammophone records. [sound recording]. Spoken by John Gielgud. Date: c. 1940s.

Business English dictionary. 1986.

English pronunciation through the centuries /_ spoken by Daniel Jones (1881-1967), Henry Cecil Wyld (1870-1945) and Eileen M. Evans. ["Selected extracts from Anglo-Saxon, Middle English, and Later English"]

Drawing and painting course / Paris ABC School of Art. c. 1982.

Gaelic folksongs from the Isle of Barra. / Recorded by J.L. Campbell; edited and translated by J.L. Campbell with the collaboration of Annie Johnston and John MacLean. [London] : Published by Linguaphone Institute for Folklore Institute of Scotland, [1950?]

Reading : an intermediate textbook for classroom use / Kiyoshi Hasegawa, Christopher Tate. Tokyo, Linguaphone Japan, 1990. A Teacher's manual is also available -- back cover. "The 20 chapters cover a wide range of topics and focus on comparing and contrasting Britain, America and Japan. In addition to the reading passage, each chapter also includes comprehension questions, vocabulary exercises and discussion qustions" -- back cover.

Morse Code: A Short Course of Practical Instruction. 48 pages plus 78 rpm record. c. 1930s.


FURTHER READING

Spoken, Broken and Bloody English: The Story of George Bernard Shaw, Linguaphone and Eliza Doolittle
by Jan Marsh. Foreword by Lord Quirk.
L., Linguaphone Institute, 2002. 96pp.
ISBN 0747309493

Linguaphone : 78 r.p.m. records : discography
by Eddie Shaw.
London : E &_ E Shaw, 1999.
69p.,4p. of plates : col.ill. ; 30 cm.


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