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Mango Languages

The easiest way to a foreign language! Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and more.

Take a look at this YouTube video that illustrates Mango’s educational approach: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCqy8lwYgMY

Tip to allow Mango to recognize your computer microphone:
Once you are logged in to Mango and have chosen a course, right-click anywhere on the page, and a white box pops up. Click on “settings”. You can then click on the picture of the microphone. Choose your microphone from the drop-down box and allow Mango to “accept” it.

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Recommended Websites

American Sign Language Resource Site

The “American Sign Language University” - ASLU, provides free self-study materials and lessons, as well as fee-based instructor courses.

BBC Languages

“Where children love language and learn about each other,” this website includes modules for Spanish, French, German, Italian and English with worksheets and information for parents and educators.

Chillola.com

The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

ImTranslator

ImTranslator provides real-time translation, spell checks, a multilingual dictionary and virtual keyboard for many languages.

Language Learning Library

A free comprehensive guide to learning foreign languages: Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. Language Learning Library includes learning guides for students and teachers.

LangMedia: LangMedia Resources for World Languages

From the Five College Center for the Study of World Languages, a resource that provides resources for languages that are less-frequently offered in schools and universities. The site includes outlines, practice dialogues, and a multimedia section called “Culture Talk” created to give students insights into cultures of peoples across the globe.

LiveMocha

This site is a free social networking site for learning languages and is the world’s largest online learning community. Create a profile to follow lessons and track your progress.

USA Learns

Offers video lessons with practice exercises for learning English as a Second Language, developed by US federal and California state governmental agencies.

Visual Link Languages

The online courses are developed by the U.S. Institute of Languages. There are currently 8 languages, including English.

VOZY: Learn a Language from Life

VOXY is a tool to help ESL students learn English, and uses current articles from world news, pop culture and sports to help students acquire language. There are stories, a life skill section, games and quizzes. Students will need an email address to begin.

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