Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Learning other languages online for free

Since we've been on the subject of word definitions, with the WordWeb utility working not only for the Kindle for PC of course but for just about any Windows text we happen to be reading, here's an expansion on that idea. 

When travelling to another country or meeting a new person who comes from another country (especially one where they take pains to understand our English when we're visiting them), being able to say a few words in their language can be very helpful.

If you're interested in learning, at no cost, a bit of other languages (often searched under "foreign languages" so I'll include that term here),  I recommend a site that points you to other sites that offer absolutely-free lessons in a variety of languages.  I tried out just a few and there are quite a variety of approaches.  Some of them include audio so you can hear the words too.  Try Free Online Language Courses at the word2word.com site.

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