Language Study

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SkillSurfer ESL from JobNow

Login to JobNow - Click SkillSurfer in the Career column Choose ESL button
Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone is an interactive language program. You'll learn another language naturally, engage interactively, speak confidently and have fun. (Headphones available for $2 or bring your own).
Rosetta Stone Mobile App Instructions
(English (PDF), French (PDF), & Spanish (PDF))

Please read instructions before downloading the app.
Free iphone/ipad app
Free Android App
Muzzy Club Online
"The MUZZY CLUB programs employ a natural immersion approach to language learning. Learners are surrounded with visual, aural and contextual language, modeled on the way we all learned out first language. Throughout the stories, activities and games in MUZZY Online, vocabulary and grammar are presented in new contexts. MUZZY’s multi-sensory, multilayered communication works powerfully and naturally. The unique MUZZY design is effective for visual/spatial, verbal, kinesthetic, musical and logical/mathematical learners." Available Languages: English, French, Italian, German & Spanish.

Free Language Resources on the Web:

BBC Languages - great resources for people learning another language (36 languages available).

Live Lingua The public domain FSI language courses are free to download and use. There are over 40 languages with courses in text and audio form. - learn a new language with help from native speakers. Free basic learning or subscribe for advanced lessons. There are 32 languages available including Brazilian Portuguese.

Free - Information on where and how to learn a language online.