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Duration: 30 minutes

Jonny Wilkinson and Gary Lineker are among the famous sports stars sharing their passion for learning another language. Learn Mandarin with the GB diving team, practise your German with a Formula One driver and brush up on your Italian with Ryder Cup golfer Francesco Molinari. World number one windsurfer Bryony Shaw and Newcastle United footballers also share their training secrets and some essential Spanish all sports fans should know.

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Friday 04:00 BBC Two

  • Gary Lineker - Partido del Día

    Gary Lineker - Partido del Día

    Gary Lineker presents Match of the Day in Spanish and talks about his time playing in Barcelona, where he learnt to speak Spanish.

  • Newcastle United

    Newcastle United

    Go behind the scenes at an NUFC training session with Gabriel Obertan and Jonás Gutierréz and pick up a few words of football Spanish.

  • Games: Count the Coloccinis football quiz

    Games: Count the Coloccinis football quiz

    See how quickly you can pick up Spanish numbers and words with our football-related quiz.

    Try the quiz
  • Bryony Shaw – Olympic windsurfer

    Bryony Shaw – Olympic windsurfer

    Watch the British Olympic windsurfer Bryony Shaw training in Spain and pick up a few words of Spanish.

  • Games: Spanish windsurfing quiz

    Games: Spanish windsurfing quiz

    Try and learn some numbers and country names in Spanish with our quick windsurfing quiz.

    Try the quiz
  • Jonny Wilkinson

    Jonny Wilkinson

    Watch Jonny Wilkinson training in Toulon and find out how he survives training sessions in French.

  • Games: French rugby quiz

    Games: French rugby quiz

    Test your knowledge of rugby and learn some French phrases in this fun quiz.

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  • Nico Hülkenberg

    Nico Hülkenberg

    German Formula 1 driver Nico Hülkenberg talks about the sport and teaches you a few words of German.

  • Games: German Formula One quiz

    Games: German Formula One quiz

    Test your F1 knowledge and see if you can pick up some country names and new words in German in this quick quiz.

    Try the quiz
  • Tonia Couch – Olympic diver

    Tonia Couch – Olympic diver

    Watch the Olympic divers Tonia Couch and Tom Daley train with their Chinese coach Li Peng.

  • Games: Chinese diving quiz

    Games: Chinese diving quiz

    See if you can pick up some basic numbers and country names in Mandarin Chinese with our simple diving quiz.

    Try the quiz
  • Francesco Molinari – Golfer

    Francesco Molinari – Golfer

    Watch a training session with Dennis Pugh and Francesco Molinari and pick up a few words of Italian.

  • Games: Italian golf quiz

    Games: Italian golf quiz

    Learn some basic numbers and colours in Italian with this quick golf quiz.

    Try the quiz


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