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Focus on Electronic Information No. 97-12

Date:  December 1997

Subject:  Learning a Foreign Language on the Internet

Whether it is for education, travel, or just for fun,
learning a foreign language can help you feel more involved
and informed.  The Internet has numerous resources to assist
with this effort.  In addition to vocabularies, grammar
references, and interactive exercises, many of the
following sites also include audio clips of native
pronunciations.

_Chinese_

WWW Audio Tutorial of Basic Chinese
http://www.indiana.edu/~chasso/auchinese.html

Chinese for Self Study
http://redgum.bendigo.latrobe.edu.au/~zhang

_English_

English: Language Net
http://www.point2.co.uk/lnet

_French_

Beginners, Say It in French
http://ottawa.ambafrance.org/ALF/

Fran=87ais 100 (basics, with lots of grammar)
http://qsilver.queensu.ca/french/Cours/100/

French Language Course
http://www.jump-gate.com/languages/french

International Language Development: French
http://www.ild.com/demos/french/unit1.html

Learn French: arrival, hotel, eating out, travelling,
relaxing, emergencies, street directions
http://www.oznet.com.au/france/learn/index.htm

_German_

German for Beginners
http://web.uvic.ca/german/149/

Internet Handbook of German Grammar=20
http://www.travlang.com/languages/german/ihgg/

Texthaus: Learn German Online!
http://www.texthaus.com/

International Language Development: German
http://www.ild.com/demos/german/glesson1.html

_Italian_

Italian for Travellers
http://www.travlang.com/languages/cgi-bin/langchoice.cgi?
page=3Dmain&lang1=3Denglish&lang2=3Ditalian

_Japanese_

Travellers' Japanese with Voice
http://www.ntt.co.jp/japan/japanese/

International Language Development: Japanese
http://www.ild.com/demos/japanese/junit0.html

_Korean_

International Language Development: Korean
http://www.ild.com/demos/korean/klesson0.html

_Portuguese_

Portuguese for Travellers
http://www.travlang.com/languages/cgi-bin/langchoice.cgi?
page=3Dmain&lang1=3Denglish&lang2=3Dportuguese

_Russian_

International Language Development: Russian
http://www.ild.com/demos/russian/rlesson0.html

_Spanish_

Basic Spanish
http://www.travlang.com/languages/cgi-bin/langchoice.cgi?
page=3Dmain&lang1=3Denglish&lang2=3Dspanish

Spanish lessons
http://www.willamette.edu/~tjones/Spanish/Spanish-main.html

Learn Spanish
http://www.lingolex.com/spanish.htm

International Language Development: Spanish
http://www.ild.com/demos/spanish/slesson1.html