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I was browsing a bit on Stumbler tonight and saw a site that listed a bunch of interesting places to visit to learn things. It got me to thinking that it would be neat to collect some different sites on specific topics and share them with you.
First up, learning a foreign language. Some of these sites were new to me, others I’ve heard of before.
Duolingo. Learn a language for free. Forever. Look at all the languages you can learn! I’ve used this site to learn a smattering of Portuguese, German and Dutch.
Lang-8. Let our community of native speakers support your language learning. A new language learning platform where native speakers correct what you write. With native speakers from more than 190 countries and 90 languages to study, finding a language partner has never been so easy.
HelloLinga. Harness the power of social networking and the endless resources of the web… Discover and share the best resources. Connect with learners, practise with speakers.
Busuu. Learn to build sentences with advanced grammar units. Take level tests and earn official McGraw-Hill level completion certificates. Make sure you never forget the words you’ve learned. Download all lessons for unlimited use, anywhere, anytime. Practise your spoken conversational skills with native speakers.
Living Language. Online Courses designed to meet all of your language needs
Yojik. This site is dedicated to language learners. You will find here the FSI, DLI and Peace-Corps courses.
Memrise. a free and pro subscription for learning a variety of languages.
BBC Languages. 40 languages to learn. This site isn’t currently updated but still works.
NativLang. You can learn Portuguese, Icelandic, Aramaic, Italian, German, Middle English, Spanish, Modern Greek, Ancient and Koine Greek, Sardinian. Has a youtube channel as well.
StudyShack. Using flashcards to help teach languages.
So there you have it, 11 free websites to learn a least a smattering in a variety of languages. Enough to give you a good head start and see if you enjoy learning a certain language. I know from browsing you-tube there are a variety of videos there as well. It’s always a good thing to see if the language you want to learn is doable before investing money into it eh?
But once you have decided that a certain language, say for instance
. Only you will know the answer to that. In the meantime, speak
If you are a member of SchoolhouseTeachers.com, there are foreign language option there as well. They have latin, greek, latvian, french, spanish and more. Right now you can do a bundle deal see details below.