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Library Resources

Transparent Languages (Recorded Books)
Unlimited access to more than 120 languages, with lessons and course materials designed to build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Transparent Language Online for Libraries is packed with pronunciation practice, speech analysis, grammar, writing activities, and vocabulary-building activities. Patrons can learn on their own time, at their own pace in the library, in the comfort of their own home, or on-the-go.

Other Resources

  • Duolingo
    A free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam. Duolingo offers all its language courses free of charge!
  • News in Slow
    Learn French, Spanish Italian and German through current events. Listen to the conversation and follow along with the interactive transcripts.