Active Languages Magazine
Language news, translation articles and updates about language courses for adults and juniors.

Localisation: What is it and why does your business need it?

Translation is more than just transferring a message from one language to another. It’s about adapting your content or product to suit a specific market or region. And that’s where localisation comes into play.
Study abroad ice breakers

Study Abroad ice breakers

Here are a few jokes to pop in your back pocket and whip out when you get to your dorm, meet your host family or settle into your classroom.

French Exam Prep: The Importance of Mastering French Grammar

You simply cannot achieve a high grade in your AS or A Levels if you can’t get your head around French grammar. Let’s delve a little deeper into the subject and give you a little peace of mind in the run-up to your exams.

Summer Language Camp Abroad: What to Pack!

Well done! You’ve booked the holiday of a lifetime for your children in a Summer Language Camp Abroad. Now... What to Pack!

5 reasons to send your children to summer camp

If you’d like to find out more about our study abroad programmes and where your children could go on their next summer camp, please contact us.

Lost in Translation: Branding

Whether it’s translation or localisation, you can avoid upsetting or insulting your audience, making your business a laughing stock or putting people off your product by working with a translation company and human translators.

History’s Biggest Translation Mistakes – Part 2

There are too many translation mistakes out there to put into just one article, so here’s the next leg of your trip back in time to explore the effects of being lost in translation.

The Art of Literary Translation

Can you imagine life without a good book? Neither can we. And we can’t imagine life without a good translator either.

Study French in Paris during the 2024 Olympics

What a year to come to Paris to study French at ACCORD! Not only do you get to experience Paris in summer but you also get to soak up the atmosphere of the Olympics host city during your French course at ACCORD.

Are you looking for a study abroad programme?
You’ve come to the right place! Active Languages can help you find the right language school and course for your needs.

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Study abroad Language courses and football for juniors

We can help you find the right experience for your kids, whether you’re looking for a French exam revision course for the school holidays, a summer campus with other kids, a family holiday to soak up the language and culture or a unique summer campus in the UK where you can study English and practise your football skills with the Paris Saint-Germain Academy UK.

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Study abroad Language courses for adults in France

Maybe you need to improve your French for that job interview in Nice. Or perhaps you want to spend some of your trip to Paris studying French, exploring the city and living like a local. No matter why you want to study abroad, Active Languages can help you find your happy place.