Surfacelanguages contains words, phrases and expressions in thirty nine different languages along with audio, flashcards and some language learning games.
The words and phrases you will find here (and there are thousands) cover many of the common situations that you are can encounter on holiday, travelling, or if you just want to break the ice with your neighbour ...
Surfacelanguages is a site celebrating the diversity of language and languages and the
enjoyment of learning enough in many different languages rather than fluency in any particular one.
Having said that, there are for some languages, additional resources, such as the most commonly used French words
basic French nouns
I am in the process of adding beginners language courses as and when possible. These will be added to and expanded over time.
The following have been added recently:
is coming soon.
for the latest changes, additions, language, apps added and so on.
I am currently in the process of adding various language learning games, and the most recent language added is Macedonian.
for what may be added to SL in the future, and other musings,
Surface languages was set up by me, moon face, in 2009 and I have been developing it since then, as and when time permits.
I have the goal of adding phrases in all existing languages. Recognising that this is unrealistic as I want all phrases to include audio as well, I'll just carry on doing the best I can and seeing how far I can get in one lifetime :)
If you have any comments, suggestions, or kind words, drop me a line on Kind words
I do my best to reply, but sometimes mail just disappears. So if you expect a reply, and don't get one, try contacting me again.