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General Foreign Language Links
This web site is a starting place for people who want to learn new languages or test their knowledge of foreign languages. Although many languages are covered in the site, the main ones are: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, and Chinese.
Babel Fish Translator
The Babel Fish Translator Web Page can translate blocks of text or whole web pages. You can also ask people in their online community to help with translation.
Animated online games for learning languages (requires Macromedia Flash player)
ECAI - Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative
"The Electronic Cultural Atlas Initiative is a global consortium of people who share the vision of creating a distributed virtual library of cultural information with a time and place interface" - from their web site.
Ethnologue, Languages of the World
An online encyclopedia cataloging the world's languages
A wiki with links to primary sources of European History
Foreign Language Newspapers on the MIT Library Web Site
The links take you to the actual newspaper web sites, not a database.
Foreign Language Videos (OhioLink)
Foreign Language Video Instruction is a collection of video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each video clip is accompanied by a description of its contents, the country of the speaker, and additional grammar and vocabulary notes. These videos are produced by the ViewPoints Project of the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium.
This site translates web pages and can also translate blocks of text.
I Love Languages
A very large catalog of language-related Internet resources.
Lang Media : Resources for World Languages
"LangMedia has a special mission to provide materials in languages less-commonly offered by colleges and universities in the United States. The site also has a commitment to providing authentic materials depicting differences in regional dialects and language-usage among speakers of the more commonly taught languages worldwide. " -from their web site
The Modern Language Association Map
An interactive map of the United States that displays the languages spoken in each state or the entire country.
TESOL & Bilingual Education Links