DB Trials 2009: Free Language Resources

Not sure if you want to buy a language-learning database package from a vendor?

Check out some of the free resources available on the web to see if they meet the language-learning needs at your library. These resources are available now, free of charge, and hand-chosen to be included as a counterpoint to the paid options provided in the trials.

An interest form is now available for those libraries that would consider purchasing these products. Interest forms allow us to arrange group purchases and negotiate better prices for Washington libraries, so please take a moment to fill one out: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=sitUk2IGL4j_2bFqh2gKZHhA_3d_3d.


Modern Languages - OpenLearn - The Open University

Internet Polyglot - Free language lessons online, Learn English, Spanish, German, French, Chinese, Russian

BBC - Languages - Other languages

Language Exchange Community - Practice and Learn Foreign Languages

italki Global Language Community - language exchange, teaching languages, learning languages.

Free Online Language Courses

FSI Language Courses

Free Foreign Language Lessons (Download to MP3 Player, iPod or Computer) | Open Culture

Language Learning with Livemocha | Learn a Language Online - Free!

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