General Language Resources

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Non-Language-Specific Resources

  • BBC Languages
    Lessons for 40 different languages

  • Coffee Break Academy
    Beginning lessons in several languages

  • Duolingo
    Free language learning course with listening, speaking, reading, and writing

  • Forvo
    Pronunciation Guide: Hear any word pronounced

  • Goethe Verlag
    Beginning vocabulary and phrase lists with pronunciation

  • I Kinda Like Languages
    Introductory lessons for many languages

  • LangMedia
    Introduction to everyday language in several languages

  • LinguaNet
    Resources for various languages. Click on English on the first screen. Then select a language in the "Target Language" drop-down menu to find resources in that langauge

  • Mango Languages
    Free language learning course through the Iowa City Public Library system. Once you have a library card through the ICPL, click on the link above to get started.

  • Memrise
    Sets of flashcards and courses for many langauges

  • Quizlet
    Contains sets of flashcards for many different languages 

  • Tinycards
    Flashcards for many different languages. If a language is offered through Duolingo, Tinycards will have flashcards decks linked to the Duolingo lessons.

  • Transparent Language
    Another free language learning course through the Iowa City Public Library system. Once you have a library card through the ICPL, click on the link above to get started.

  • TuneIn
    Search by language to find a variety of radio stations