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Links to External Resources

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The following sites have all been recommended by our students:


Links for German learners:

Vera http://www.lingq.com/profile/VeraI/ has compiled this very useful document: http://docs.google.com/View?id=dgpj8nz7_5dw7pkvgj


Links for French learners:

Marianne has compiled this for French learners:



Free audio books

www.librivox.org     audio books with text for download, mostly English, a lot of French, some German and other languages.


http://www.litteratureaudio.com/     audio books with text in French




Free eBooks

The people at MobileRead have created a library of free ebooks in various formats: http://www.mobileread.com/forums/ebooks.php?order=desc&sort=dateline


http://www.livrespourtous.com/: lots of ebooks in French


http://manybooks.net/    ebooks in various languages, unfortunately no Russian.



Articles on language learning


Articles on linguistics


Free lessons


Vocabulary lists


Online proficiency tests


Information about language certificates


News articles


Blogs (written word only)

Japanese: Namiko's Japanese Language Blog


Podcasts (spoken word only)

Yutaka http://www.lingq.com/profile/YutakaM/ recommends the English as a Second Language Podcast:  http://www.eslpod.com/website/index_new.html


Sources of audio with transcripts

The LingQ spreadsheet of sources of audio with transcripts in all LingQ languages and then some is here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=puKZ2MgecpTV7hPkp1Lm7Pw&hl=en


The following should probably be moved to the LingQ spreadsheet but it hasn't happened yet:


Interesting Thing of the day (English only) at http://itotd.com/

First Monday podcasts (English only) at http://www.firstmondaypodcast.org/

NASA podcasts (full list see here):


Streamed TV and radio


Online dictionaries

YLearner recommends this Dutch dictionary: http://www.mijnwoordenboek.nl/


Software downloads


Keyboard layouts


Flashcard systems

David (http://www.lingq.com/profile/DavidMartin/) recommends Anki for learning Chinese vocabulary: http://ichi2.net/anki/screencast1.html and smart.fm as a source of vocabulary: http://ichi2.net/anki/wiki/Plugins#Importsmart.fmi%20tems.2Candgenerallists




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