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Language Learning Aids
Japanese Mobile Apps - Guide
Use this guide to find apps for Japanese reference, language learning, news and blogs, readers, and podcasts.
Digital Dialects offers free online games for learning 70 different languages.
Listen to free, public domain audiobooks in a number of languages read by volunteers.
Sign up to practice speaking a language with a native speaker.
Audio pronunciations of words for over 200 languages.
Free online language flash cards with audio.
Additional resources from ipl2
Links to additional resources for learning a language, including dictionaries, glossaries, tutorials, pronunciation aids, study aids, and more.
Languages in Penn's Collections
Search Penn Libraries' Staff Directory to discover our knowledge of foreign languages.
The Penn Libraries has over 4.7 million titles in over 375 languages. Click on the image above for more information.
Browse an online interactive world map of endangered languages and its complementary print edition, which can be found in Franklin.
Online edition: UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger.
Print edition in Franklin: Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger.
Language Learning Courses on the Web
Mango uses semantic mapping to help you learn languages through conversations, movies, and other exercises. Access Mango Languages with your Pennkey and password
Learn a language by translating webpages. Duolingo provides free language courses; you provide the web with translations while you learn.
BBC Languages offers courses, interactive videos, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammer, and exercises. Listen to the BBC World Service news in 27 languages.
Visual Link Languages - Learn a Language
Created by the U.S. Institute of Language, Visual Link courses offers free language lessons, games, vocabulary, and cultural information.
iTunes U - Langugage Courses
Download popular podcasts teaching everything from survival phrases to full language courses.
Search free online courses via this MOOC aggregator to find courses taught in languages other than English or for foreign language learning.
Travel Language Guides by WorldNomads.com
These apps provide free podcasts with basic phrases you should know when traveling. 25+ languages available.
Travel Literature and Guides
Intelligent Travel Blog from National Geographic