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Transparent Language is a complete language-learning system with courses and lessons designed to build listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Has more than 110 languages, including English for speakers of over 30 languages. Transparent Language is packed with pronunciation practice, speech analysis, grammar, writing activities, and vocabulary-building activities. This extensive language-learning program works on virtually any computer or mobile device through a web browser or mobile app. It also includes KidSpeak an interactive, colorful, play-based language program for children. Sign up with your library card.

Live Lingua This project is the Internet's largest collection of free public domain language learning materials. It hosts thousands of free ebooks, audios and videos for over 130 languages from around the world. Includes FSI Language Courses; DLI Language Courses; and Peace Corps Language Archive.

Mango Languages Lessons are available in over 45 foreign languages and 15 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Learn simple, practical skills for common, polite conversation situations in only a few short hours, or learn in-depth and comprehensive language and grammar skils to move beyond basic language skills.

BBC Languages This free site provides beginning and advanced courses in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Greek. The site includes "Quick Fix" MP3 easy phrases for download, links to news in 33 languages, a BBC Languages newsletter, and the opportunity to learn international slang.

Voice of America Let's learn English Let's Learn English is a new course for English learners. Certified American English teachers designed the course for beginners. The course continues for 52 weeks.