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Foreign Language Departments at W&L

Classics

East Asian Languages and Literature

German and Russian

Romance Languages

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Foreign Language Dictionaries

Your Dictionary.com 600+ online dictionaries in over 150 languages, plus grammar programs for 70+ languages. This is a great site which lists links to the best online dictionaries for each language including specialty dictionaries for business, medicine, culture, etc.

Word Reference.com Electronic dictionaries for Spanish, French, and Italian. Translations from English to the foreign language and vice versa.

Travlang.com Language to language translations from a group of ten languages including German, French, Italian, Latin, and Spanish. German to Italian, French to Spanish - the possibilities are endless.

Spanish Dictionary Spanish dictionary for Spain and Latin American Spanish.

Yahoo! dictionary: Spanish dictionary for Latin American Spanish.

Merriam-Webster Online An electronic English dictionary and thesaurus. English only.

Leo Wörterbuch An online German dictionary for German-French, German-Spanish, and German-English

iciba.com One of the most useful and widely known English-Chinese and Chinese-English dictionary in the whole Mandarin-speaking world. The dictionary can also be used to search for Cantonese words.

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Learning Languages

How To Learn Any Language.com
Myngle
Language Course Finder

Arabic

Fun With Arabic.com
Learn Arabic Online

Chinese

Learn Chinese.com
Conversational Chinese

English as a Second Language

1-Language
Learn for Good

French

French Tutorial.com
French Assistant.com        
Bonjour.com
University of Northern Iowa French.com
French Tutorial (IE Languages).com

German

Learning German Online

Greek

Learn Greek
Learning Greek Resources

Italian

About.com Italian
Learn Italian

Japanese

Free Japanese Lessons.com
Learn Japanese

Latin

'Father of Latinity'
Latin Dictionary & Grammar Aid

Portugese

Easy Portuguese.com

Russian

Master Russian.com
Russian Grammar

Spanish

Study Spanish.com
Spanish Programs.com
Spanish Grammar Exercises
Musicalizando
Centro Virtual Cervantes

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Current International Media

Chinese

Periodicals:

http://www.xinhuanet.com/
http://www.sohu.com/

Radio:

www.baidu.com (Chinese search engine to find mp3)
http://www.sogua.com/
http://www.multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-chinese.html#about

French

Periodicals:

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/france.htm

Radio:

http://multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-french.html#about
http://www.qsl.net/g3yrc/radio-online/Europe/France.htm

 

German

Periodicals:

http://www.spiegel.de/
http://www.zeit.de/news/index
http://www.wienerzeitung.at/

Radio:

http://radio.orf.at/
http://de.launch.yahoo.com/
http://www.surfmusic.de/format/volksmusik.html
http://www.radio-vhr.de/index.php

 

Italian

Periodicals:

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/italy.htm
http://www.world-newspapers.com/italy.html

Radio:

http://multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-italian.html#about
http://www.qsl.net/g3yrc/radio-online/Europe/Italy.htm

 

Japanese

Periodicals:

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/japan.htm
http://www.asahi.com/
http://home.kyodo.co.jp/
http://www.nhk.or.jp/rj/index_j.html

Radio:

 

 

Portugese

Periodicals:

http://www.globo.com
http://thebrazilian.com
http://www.terra.com.br/istoe/capa.htm

Radio:

http://multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-portuguese.html

 

Russian

Periodicals:

http://en.rian.ru/
http://www.pravda.ru/
http://www.sptimes.ru/
http://www.themoscowtimes.com/indexes/01.html
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/russia.htm

Radio:

http://www.ojajo.nl/spb/index2.html#
http://www.multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-russian.html#russia

 

Spanish

Periodicals:

http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/spain.htm

Radio:

http://multilingualbooks.com/online-radio-spanish.html#about
http://www.qsl.net/g3yrc/radio-online/Europe/Spain.htm

 

TV Links

SCOLA Channel 1

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