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ASL University: American Sign Language
Free lessons for words, phrases, and conversations. Videos require the Adobe Flash player. To look up the sign for a word, select the first letter of the word at the top of their page, then scroll down on the left panel to find the word and click on it to see how it is signed.
BBC: Languages
Courses in French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Greek, Italian, and Chinese as well as essentials in 36 other languages including Japanese, Albanian, Danish, Polish and Russian.
ESL: English as a Second Language
English grammar (basic to advanced), free online lessons/courses, training materials/lesson plans, vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises, quizzes and tests, and more. From About.com.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World
"An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world's 6,912 known living languages."
FSI Language Courses
Audio and related materials for learning foreign languages. From the Foreign Services Institute, U.S. Department of State.
Let's Learn Korean
Free online lessons basic to advanced. Includes conversational and travel phrases, pronunciations, and more. From KBS.
RCLS eFiles: Foreign Languages
Thrall/RCLS members: browse and download language learning eBooks and eAudiobooks in the library system.
Tell Me More
Online language learning program available to Middletown Thrall Library card holders.

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