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Student Resources

The Digital Language Lab collects various useful links, websites, and apps for language learning and to enrich the language class and curriculum.
 

General

SCOLA - International News Online in 40+ Languages...etc To see the detail of SCOLA services, To access to SCOLA program, please click this link.

Quizlet: Online Flash card activities in various languages shared by many users.

Language Learner Training Website and self-assessment links in CeLTA, Mishigan State University

Language refresher courses for French, Spanish, and German developed by ALTEC, University of Colorado Boulder

Various material linksin Center for Open Educational Resource and Language Learning (COERLL)

Five Colleges LangMedia: self-study for commonly taught languages as well as less commonly taught languages (e.g. Turkish, Swahili..etc)

Open Culture - foreign language lessons

Internet activities for foreign language classes

Texas Language Technology Center, University of Texas Austin 

  • Arabic "Aswaat Arabiyya"
  • Spanish "Cantar de mio Cid" "Spanish Proficiency Exercises"
  • German "Deutsch im Blick"
  • French "Chansons françaises", "Français interactif", "Tex's French Grammar"
  • Classics "Grimm Grammar"
  • Persian "Persian Online"
  • Italian "Radio Arlecchino"
  • Portuguese "Tá Falado"

BBC Languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian, Greek, Chinese, Portuguese, Other

100 Excellent Language Lessons on Youtube : Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, ASL...etc

Mixxer: Language Exchange Online via Skype- Search for a language partner or language exchange. Then talk to them using Skype.  Created by Dickinson College. 

Foreign Language Lesson Podcast Collection

Multimedia Lab Internet TV Station by University of Minnesota

WordReference.com - Online Dictionary for English to German, French, Italian, Spanish...etc

Phonetics – The Sounds of Spoken Language (American English, German, Spanish)

Alba Learning - Parallel Texts in French, English, and Spanish with audio

Arabic

Aswaat Arabiyya by LAITS (Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services), University of Texas at Austin

Aldeen Foundation: Useful Resources

Chinese

Pinyin TutorDeveloped by TalkBank

CALPER's Chinese site “Working with Spoken Chinese”  by The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER)

Chinese Take in by LAITS (Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services), University of Texas at Austin

Chinese Flagship by Western Kenturkey University

New York Times Chinese Edition

Chinese Grammar Wiki

English for Foreign Students (EFS)

ELS article and resources: Intermediate/Advanced listening

ESL WOW: ESL resources

French

French Pronunciation Guide

French Audio Video Lessons

A collection of online games and activitiesfor learning and practicing French

Francsais interactifby LAITS (Liberal Arts Instructional Technology Services), University of Texas at Austin

France-Amérique - America's largest French-language magazine

German grammar materials by Abilene Christian University

German

GROW – German Resources On the Web, American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

German grammar materials by Abilene Christian University

Italian

Japanese

Japanese Link Collection developed by Gettysburg College Language Resource Center staff

Visualizing Japanese Grammardeveloped by Shoko Hamano at George Washington University

Genki resources: supplement materials for Japanese textbook Genki

Intermediate Japanese (IJ) resources: supplement materials for Japanese textbook IJ

CALPER's Japanese Site “Learning through Listening towards Advanced Japanese” by The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research (CALPER)

Korean

Portuguese

Russian

Spanish

Spanish Language and Culture by Barbara Kuczun Nelson

Alba Learning - Parallel Texts in French, English, and Spanish with audio

Spanish Pragmatics SLAIT Research