Language

  • Babel Fish Translation– Enter a URL or a short pieces of text, choose your languages and the Assistant will provide a basic translation.
  • BBC Languages — Basic language lessons, essential phrase guides (including sound files), simple language games, and more to help you get started learning a new language.
  • Ethnologue — This web site is based on the reference book “Ethnologue: Languages of the World” and provides access to a major database of the world’s languages, including alternate names, geographic information, where spoken, etc.
  • Your Dictionary.com — All kinds of dictionaries for different languages and for technical jargon, etc.
  • iLoveLanguages — A comprehensive catalog of World Wide Web resources related to the study and teaching of languages
  • Ancients Scripts of the World — Writing systems from ancient times, by Lawrence K Lo.

English

  • OWL Handouts — A large collection of webpages on different troublesome aspects of English grammar, spelling and punctuation

American Sign Language

  • American Sign Language — Answers to frequently asked questions from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
  • Handspeak — A sign language dictionary online, with video clips for over 2,800 signs and many special features

Arabic

Chinese

  • Ocrat.com– Chinese-related web applications, with a focus on Chinese language learning for English speakers.
  • Chinese Characters FAQ– Answers to frequently asked questions about Chinese characters.
  • Learning Chinese Online– A good collection of links for Chinese language students, including links on software programs for handling Chinese characters.

Dutch

  • Learn Dutch — “The Learn Dutch website is a resource for Distance Learners who like to exercise their mind with a difficult-to-learn language.”

Esperanto

French

Gaelic

German

Greek

Italian

  • CyberItalian– Italian lessons and other resources on Italy and the Italian language.

Japanese

Portuguese

  • Brazilian Portuguese Language — Portuguese grammar and idioms, with an emphasis on the differences between Brazilian Portuguese and the language as it is spoken in Portugal.

Russian

Spanish

Welsh

  • Welsh — A Beginning Course in Welsh
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