Languages

Learning a language? These online resources are a good place to start.

Free Anywhere Duolingo

Duolingo teaches Spanish, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Irish, Polish, Turkish, Hungarian, Romanian. Available on the web, iOS, and Android.

Free With Forbes Card Little Pim (fun with languages)

Little Pim is an online language learning system for ages 0-6. It’s a fun way for kids to learn a foreign language!

  • Little Pim’s Entertainment Immersion Method makes it fun and easy to learn.
  • Kids love Little Pim, the animated panda who teaches each lesson.
  • It’s fun for the whole family.
  • Just like the rest of the Mango system, it’s accessible anywhere you get online, right through the library website!

Provided by Forbes Library. Remote access requires a Forbes Library card.

Free Anywhere Livemocha

Livemocha provides lessons in a large number of languages including Spanish, Bulgarian, Mandarin Chinese, and many more. Every lesson includes practice in reading, writing, listening and speaking. Livemocha is a social network applied to a useful purpose—your exercises will always be reviewed by another user of the site who is a native speaker of the language you are learning—and there are many opportunities to interact with users in a large variety of languages.

Free With Forbes Card Mango Languages

Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.

Provided by Forbes Library. Remote access requires a Forbes Library card.