Foreign Languages Program


Free Online Language Learning Platforms


Duolingo is a free interactive and fun language learning platform. You can earn points for answers, race against the clock, and level up in a range of language combinations, from German, Spanish, and French to Turkish and Irish.


Memrise is a free crowd-sourced language-learning tool, best suited for learning vocabulary. It uses crowd-sourced courses that rely on flashcards and mnemonics – a scientific way to help the brain form vivid, lasting memories.

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Mango Languages, available through the Hutchins Library, teaches basic phrases and dialogues, rather than words and grammatical structures. It also has a cultural component and can be a tool for improving your conversation and listening skills in addition to classroom learning.

Foreign Language Films

Visit the World Languages section of Films on Demand through Hutchins Library for a selection of Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, or Spanish movies. You can also refer to this compilation of movies available at the Language Lab or at the Hutchins Library:

Other Resources

Check out a list of dictionaries, news sources and country descriptions sorted by language:


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