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10 Sites for Teaching or Learning a Foreign Language

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September 24, 2012 By: David Kapuler

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This blog gets readers from around the the world.  A lot of them are teachers of ESL/EFL/ELL and teach or know foreign languages.  This posted is dedicated to those teachers of foreign languages, as I hope these sites will be of some benefit to them.

*This list is in alphabetical order.

10 Sites for Teaching/Learning a Foreign Language

  1. Duolingo -  An interesting site that allows users to translate text from the web.  Sentences are given to users at their own learning pace and Duolingo supplies words with images to reinforce learning.
  2. Imendi - A nice site to learn eight foreign languages through 12 lessons using flash card style games.
  3. Instreami - An innovative site for learning a language through the use of digital video.
  4. Learn a Language - A great site for learning a variety of languages through the use of online games, activities, and more.
  5. Lingt Classroom - A great site with educational portal that allows teachers to create voice-based assignments.
  6. Lyrics Gap - Fun site for learning a language by filling in the missing words of a song.  Users can even create their own exercises by selecting what word to be omitted and then sharing a link.
  7. Memrise - A good site for learning a variety of subjects, including foreign languages, through an innovative flash card system.
  8. Nabber - A collaborative site that allows user to search for a word or term and find translations and suggestions left by others.
  9. Nulu Languages - An excellent site for learning a foreign language through online translations of current events and use of flashcards.  Has an educational portal for student tracking.
  10. Word Steps - A great way to learn foreign language words by creating words list with images and audio.  Words Steps also has a mobile app, ideal for learning on the go.

cross-posted at http://cyber-kap.blogspot.com

David Kapuler is an educational consultant with more than 10 years of experience working in the K-12 environment. For more information about his work, contact him at dkapuler@gmail.com and read his blog at cyber-kap.blogspot.com
 

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