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Online Resources

BBC Languages 
The BBC language site provides an excellent language-learning resource for the general public at no cost.

Livemocha Online Language Learning Community 
Livemocha is the world’s largest online language-learning community, offering free and paid online language courses in 35 languages to more than 6 million members from over 200 countries around the world.

Rocket Languages

Rocket Languages is an award-winning interactive online language learning system. Queens Library cardholders can use this interactive website to learn conversational language at their own pace. Rocket Language can be accessed from home and provides lifelong language learning. Customers can access it as streaming learning or by downloading it for easy access on all MP3 compatible device and can continue to access their program online until they have completed the course.

Languages available:
Spanish (Latin American), Arabic, French, German, Chinese (Mandarin), Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Brazilian Portuguese, English (Spanish Speakers), English (Japanese Speakers) and American Sign Language.

Transparent Language Online

Research-based and experience-driven, Transparent Language Online is a language-learning program that provides an effective, fun, and engaging experience for language learners of all levels. Combining top-of-the-line courses with lots of great, supplemental resources for over 90 languages, Transparent Language Online is the ultimate language-learning system.