At the Library
Languages for Travelling
If you just want to learn some phrases for your next trip, try
Lots of information about American Sign Language, including some "teach yourself" lessons.
Babel Fish Translation
A website for fairly decent machine translation from or to French, Spanish, German, Italian, Dutch,Portuguese,Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Greek and Russian.
British Broadcasting Corporation offers on-line free courses in Spanish, French, German and Italian called "Discover the Steps". If your computer has Real Media and Flash players, you can take advantage of the sound and video offered. There are also shorter courses in Portuguese, Greek and Chinese, plus "quick fix holiday phrases" in 36 languages.
One Look Dictionary
Provides definitions of English words from a number of different dictionaries and allows you to translate single words into a number of languages from bilingual dictionaries that it offers.
Pen Pals with eTandem
If you have been learning a foreign language for several months, this site can help you to find an eTandem partner with whom you can continue learning. Many many languages are available for matching, and student classes can be matched as well as individuals.
Teach yourself European French on-line
The CERF at the University of Alberta has been accredited by the Paris Chameber of Commerce to administer its internationally recognized language competency test.
Ultralingua Online Dictionary
Ultralingua is a wonderful site for people wanting translations and more in French, Spanish, German, Italian or Portuguese. It converts numbers to text (e.g. 508,956), conjugates verbs, and has helpful grammar points explained in English for these languages.