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Resources for Multiple Languages
MERLOT World Languages
An educational resource for teaching and learning languages. Free materials for for many different languages.
Lessons, phrases, vocabulary, tests, and links to news sources in 40 languages. Site is no longer updated, but most resources are still very useful.
Comprehensive resource for a wide range of languages. Search by language, proficiency level, and source language. Each language has a large number of resources.
Resources for Spanish, French, and Chinese. Includes: Videos, thematic curriculum units complete lesson plans, student worksheets and resources, downloadable materials collections with activities, manipulatives and mini-posters over 40 virtual illustrated picturebooks organized thematically, as well as a list of vetted links.
Center for Open Educational Resrouces and Language Learning
U. of Texas at Austin site with links to language learning resources for Chinese, Arabic, Portuguese, Spanish.
Uses images and audio to help memorize vocabulary. Interactive site that saves individual progress.
The SMaLL Portal
Language learning portal. Has free resources for learning many different languages. Sorted by "Popular", "Most recent", and tags.
Gateway to Chinese
Website from U. of Texas at Austin, with links to different resources, including pronunciation, vocabulary, listening, grammar, and reading. Interactive sites have reading, listening, and exercises.
Rutgers Multimedia Chinese Teaching System
Interactive exercises in English, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional, with pronunciation guides and master vocabulary list.
The Global Text Project
This source for digital texts makes them available in Chinese, English, and Spanish — though not all titles are available in every one of those languages. Subjects encompass business, computing, education, health, science, and social science. The books are divided between those available in HTML format and those available as PDFs.
Ebooks in the Library
The library has an extensive collection of ebooks on a variety of topics. To find what is available, enter your subject in the library catalog and select as a phrase in the drop down menu. If a book is in ebook format, it will say view ebook in the record.
Almost all of the library's ebooks are multiuser. This means that your whole class could access the book simultaneously and for free!