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Rosetta Stone English (US) Level I & II Set
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Complete French Learning Suite
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German Lexicon Translation Dictionary
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Rosetta Stone English (US) Level I & II Set
Rosetta Stone
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German: Level I & II

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Free Software for Foreign Language Learning (3)

Shareware & freeware to download / (Nearly) free & deeply discounted foreign language software CDs


General or Multiple Languages
Arabic | ASL | Chinese
| Dutch | English | Esperanto | French | German
Greek | Hebrew | Hindi | Hungarian | Indonesian | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Latin
Persian | Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Spanish | Tagalog | Turkish | Vietnamese


Note:  If you're looking for more robust bilingual dictionary and translation software, you may want to check out the selection of software on our non-free language learning software page or language learning audio CDs page.

English / ESL

Learn to Speak English 9
15 interactive video lessons, a series of games and puzzles, and numerous exercises are combined in this program to teach beginner to intermediate English skills. Topics covered are especially useful for travelers. Native speaker audio pronunciation, a pronunciation analysis tool, and vocabulary notes help you hone your communication skills. Instant feedback, a progress monitor, and customizable curriculum allow you to adjust the program to your own learning needs. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista, MAC

QuickStart English Immersion
An effective tool for beginners and intermediate speakers of English and a useful refresher for advanced speakers. This program uses an "immersion" method. Over 2000 words and 1200 phrases are introduced in audio-visual contexts where meaning is clear and memorable. The spoken and written words are associated with visual images, allowing you to improve your listening comprehension, reading comprehension, spelling, and speaking. A speech recognition and analysis tool also promotes proper prounciation. 240 games reinforce learning. Also includes a dictionary. Menus can be set to the native language of your choice. CD / $14.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

QuickStart Multilingual Dictionary
Translates words among 6 different languages: English (US and UK), French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. It contains over 25,000 terms per language, provides English definitions for about half of the terms, and has an easy-to-use search function. Words can also be viewed by subject area. CD / $19.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

At 50,000 words, the Deluxe Edition includes double the vocabulary. CD / $29.95 Under $15.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

Concise Oxford English Dictionary
Dictionary software includes multiple ways to search for words -- browse by headword, conduct full-text searches, or search with wildcards and booleans. This program can interact with any application, from web browser to Word document to Excel spreadsheet. With the click on a word, the dictionary definition appears. Contains 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, 50,000 audio pronunciations and is made by the most respected authority on the English language. Also has extra notes on grammar, punctuation, and usage, and includes interactive word games. CD / $19.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

Pop-up Pocket Oxford English Dictionary
This computerized reference work is expecially designed to meet the needs of both native speakers and learners of English. It includes over 355,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and runs seamlessly in the background when Windows is started. When you point your cursor over a word in your web browser, the word information instantly appears in a pop-up window. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME, 2000, XP, Vista
Pop-Up Oxford Thesaurus of English
The Oxford Thesaurus contains not only lists of synonyms but each entry also lists antonyms (words with opposite meanings), related terms, noun lists, detailed analysis of closely related synonyms, advice on easily confused words, and more. Over 600,000 synoynyms and antonyms. Instant lookup can be used with any Windows application; entries are displayed in a pop-up window. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista

QuickStudy English Vocabulary
Designed for native speakers of English, this program can also help advanced learners of English improve vocabulary and writing skills. 75 multimedia lessons provide multimedia animations, spoken pronunciations, and interactive games and quizzes to reinforce learning. Includes printable tests and lessons and a customizable study aid. CD / $19.95 Under $10.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/XP, MAC

BuenSoft Ingles 2004
Listening-based interactive program designed to give adult and adolescent English students a fast and easy way to improve their skills. You can add only 5 subjects to the unregistered version of this program. The registered version lets you add an unlimited number of English subjects. The teacher administration module has been updated to keep track of the student's scores and progress. Download free.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Let's Play! Vocabulary: American English
Meant for ages 4 to 12, this vocabulary-building program uses pictures, text, and sound to introduce English vocabulary. It reinforces learning through interactive games and activities. The help interface exists in 49 languages. CD / $19.95 Under $10.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP, MAC

SpeedStudy English Vocabulary
Designed for native speakers of English, this program can also help advanced learners of English improve and broaden vocabulary. There are 75 multimedia lessons, plus timed quizzes, games, a searchable dictionary, and feature that allows users to add their own words. Printable lessons and quizzes reinforce learning. CD / $19.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista, MAC

SpeedStudy English Grammar
Designed for native speakers of English, this program can also help advanced learners of English improve grammar. 45 multimedia lessons cover such topics as sentence building, verb formation, pronouns, adjective clauses, punctuation, and idioms. Interactive quizzes and printable lessons reinforce learning. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/XP/Vista, MAC
SpeedStudy English Spelling
Designed for native speakers of English, this program can also help advanced learners of English improve spelling skills. Learners can choose from 6 different engaging games and 100 different word lists and can also review pronunciation and word usage. CD / $19.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/XP/Vista, MAC

SpeedStudy English Composition
Designed for native speakers of English, this program can also help advanced learners of English improve and broaden writing skills. Topics include forming outlines, writing thesis statements, creative writing, journalism, timed writing, writing college essays, constructing resumés and cover letters, proofreading, and more. Features interactive review quizzes and activities. CD / $19.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista, MAC

I Love Phonics! (for children)
18 interactive lessons introduce children to letters and sounds in a fun and engaging way. The storyline walks kids through a series of lessons and games that develop their phonics skills. Includes 7 different difficulty levels and over 300 basic vocabulary words. Ages 4 to 7. CD / $29.95 Under $10.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP, MAC

Carmen Sandiego Word Detective (for children)
Carmen Sandiego has invented the Babble-On Machine, which transforms language into utter nonsense. The user must complete 12 missions to restore meaning to the language. Engages the learner in 60 different activities at 3 difficulty levels that promote spelling, grammar, and vocabulary proficiency. Includes 18 stories that teach science, history, and geography and 1000s of additional activities are accessible in practice mode. Includes electronic dictionary with over 3000 words. Ages 8 to 14. CD / $29.99 $6.99.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/XP, MAC

QuickStart English Audio (for Spanish speakers)
This ESL audio program for Spanish speakers can be used anywhere you have access to a CD player -- in the car, at home, on a walk in the park. Introduces over 800 essential words and phrases for everyday communication and travel situations. A printable reference guide is included. 2 audio CDs / $19.98 CDs free, shipping costs only.


Speak & Learn! English (for Spanish speakers)
Ideally for beginners, the software introduces the learner to over 700 conversational phrases and basic American English vocabulary, including numbers, colors, telling time, food, shopping, and body parts using contextualized animation and graphics. Learning is reinforced through quizzes, games, interactive exercises. Voice record feature allows you to compare your pronunciation with that of a native speaker. Also includes a printable picture dictionary. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista, MAC

Note:  If you're looking for more robust bilingual dictionary and translation software, you may want to check out the selection of software on our non-free language learning software page or language learning audio CDs page.

Esperanto

Kurso de Esperanto 2.3
Learn the international language Esperanto in 11 lessons. Pronunciation, exercises and MP3 song. Available languages of instruction: English, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Polish, Norwegian, Italian, Korean, Czech, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Lithuanian, Russian, and Swedish. Download free.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/NT/2000
Freelang Esperanto Dictionary
Bi-directional Esperanto-English dictionary. Look up a word, add your own words, edit or delete an entry, and learn words at your own pace from a personal learning list. Download free.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP

Note:  If you're looking for more robust bilingual dictionary and translation software, you may want to check out the selection of software on our non-free language learning software page or language learning audio CDs page.

French

French Before You Know It Lite 3.6
Whether for business, school, or personal enrichment, quickly learn common words and essential phrases. The application allows customizable learning. This flash-card system allows you to master the language at your own pace, with a method proven to enhance the learning experience. Download free. [Upgrade to French Before You Know It Deluxe]

Minimum requirements: Windows XP/Vista, Mac, Pocket PC, Palm

QuickStart French Audio
This French audio program can be used anywhere you have access to a CD player -- in the car, at home, on a walk in the park. Introduces essential words and phrases for everyday communication and travel situations. A printable reference guide is included. 2 audio CDs / $19.99 CDs free, shipping costs only.


QuickStart French Immersion
Uses an "immersion" method with audio-visual cues, allowing you to improve your listening comprehension, reading comprehension, spelling, and speaking in French. Includes speech recognition and analysis tools for pronunciation practice. Over 50 conversational dialog activities, 2000 words and 1200 phrases, and 400 activities on relevant topics such as asking directions, renting a car, asking the time, checking in at the airport or in a hotel, having dinner, and more. Individual progress reports, dictionaries, and glossaries available. 240 games reinforce learning. Menus can be set to the native language of your choice. CD / $14.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista
Learn to Speak French 9
14 interactive lessons, a series of games and puzzles, and numerous exercises are combined in this program to teach beginner to intermediate French skills. Topics covered are especially useful for travelers. Native speaker audio pronunciation, a pronunciation analysis tool, and vocabulary notes help you hone your communication skills. Instant feedback, a progress monitor, and customizable curriculum allow you to adjust the program to your own learning needs. Ages 12 and up. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista, MAC

Speak & Learn! French
Ideally for beginners, the software introduces the learner to conversational phrases and basic French vocabulary, including numbers, colors, telling time, food, shopping, and body parts. Learning is reinforced through quizzes, games, interactive exercises. Voice record feature allows you to compare your pronunciation with that of a native speaker. Also includes a printable picture dictionary. The help menu is customizable for 70 different languages. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, MAC
I Can Speak French 2.0
This comprehensive program interactively teaches the skills of listening, reading, and speaking. To support these skills, it also provides focused vocabulary practice and reinforcement via a flash card system, promotes the acquisition of key phrases, and provides comprehensive grammar explanations throughout. Features include native speaker pronunciation of every word and phrase, dozens of sample dialogues, the sounds of the alphabet, dictation activities, contextualized introduction of words, numerous games and activities, and a record and playback feature to monitor your own pronunciation. CD / Under $10.

Minimum requirements: Windows 2000ME/XP, MAC

Instant Immersion French
This interactive French learning program contains 2 different CDs. The Talk Now! French CD allows beginners to practice everyday speech and reinforces learning with interactive games, quizzes, and stories. The World Talk French CD moves the user to the next level with new activities, dictations, and a recording feature that allows the user to compare pronunciation with that of a native speaker. The program prepares the learner to cope with everyday situations in French. 2 CD set / Under $8.

Instant Immersion French Version 2.0 is a 5 CD set that includes both the Talk Now! and World Talk French CDs. Also included are the Talk More French, Interactive Picture Dictionary, and Who is Oskar Lake French CDs. 5 CD set / $29.95 Under $20.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP, MAC
SpeakMore French
This vocabulary-building program teaches 1000 words and 250 useful travel phrases in French through a logical sequence leading from recognition to independent production. Topics include rooms and items in a house, family members, food and beverages, clothing, body parts, numbers, dates and weather, telling time, colors, shapes, travel, and more. CD / $24.95 Under $15.

Minimum requirements: Windows 2000/XP, MAC
Pop-up Pocket Oxford French Dictionary
This computerized reference work is expecially designed to meet the needs of users and learners of French. It includes over 175,000 words and phrases and 270,000 translations and runs seamlessly in the background when Windows is started. When you point your cursor over a word in your web browser, the translation instantly appears in a pop-up window. The software also provides explanations of the key points of French grammar. CD free, shipping costs only. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME, 2000, XP, Vista

Learn French Vocabulary 1.6
Learn French vocabulary the easy way with this Quiz Machine program based upon the familiar "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" format. Instead of general knowledge questions, all of the questions are designed to help you learn French via words and pictures. The learning is progressive, starting at beginner level and progressing to more advanced courses, so it's easy to see how well you're doing. It also enables you to play quizzes that you've created yourself or received from friends. Download free.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Kids French (for children)
Designed to give kids their first taste of the French language. This program, designed for children ages 8-12, uses pictures and text to teach basic conversational French. Screen graphics let you pick out key words or phrases, listen to the French pronunciation, then practice it yourself. Lessons are independent of one another and may be completed in any order. Covered topics include: the alphabet, numbers to one million, weather, telling time, and simple phrases used to greet people, ask for help, apologize, and more. CD / Under $5.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/ XP, MAC

Note:  If you're looking for more robust bilingual dictionary and translation software, you may want to check out the selection of software on our non-free language learning software page or language learning audio CDs page.

German

German Before You Know It Lite 3.6
Whether for business, school, or personal enrichment, quickly learn common words and essential phrases. The application allows customizable learning. This flash-card system allows you to master the language at your own pace, with a method proven to enhance the learning experience. Download free. [Upgrade to German Before You Know It Deluxe]

Minimum requirements: Windows XP/Vista, Mac, Pocket PC, Palm

Pop-up Pocket Oxford German Dictionary
This computerized reference work is expecially designed to meet the needs of users and learners of German. It includes over 250,000 words and phrases and 150,000 translations and runs seamlessly in the background when Windows is started. When you point your cursor over a word in your web browser, the translation instantly appears in a pop-up window. The software also provides explanations of the key points of German grammar. CD free, shipping costs only. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME, 2000, XP, Vista

QuickStart German Audio
This German audio program can be used anywhere you have access to a CD player -- in the car, at home, on a walk in the park. Introduces essential words and phrases for everyday communication and travel situations. A printable reference guide is included. 2 audio CDs / $19.99 CDs free, shipping costs only.


QuickStart German Immersion
Uses an "immersion" method with audio-visual cues, allowing you to improve your listening comprehension, reading comprehension, spelling, and speaking in German. Includes speech recognition and analysis tools for pronunciation practice. Over 50 conversational dialog activities, 2000 words and 1200 phrases, and 400 activities on relevant topics such as asking directions, renting a car, asking the time, checking in at the airport or in a hotel, having dinner, and more. Individual progress reports, dictionaries, and glossaries available. 240 games reinforce learning. Menus can be set to the native language of your choice. CD / $14.95 CD free, shipping costs only..

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/Vista
Learn to Speak German 9
14 interactive lessons, a series of games and puzzles, and numerous exercises are combined in this program to teach beginner to intermediate German skills. Topics covered are especially useful for travelers. Native speaker audio pronunciation, a pronunciation analysis tool, and vocabulary notes help you hone your communication skills. Instant feedback, a progress monitor, and customizable curriculum allow you to adjust the program to your own learning needs. Ages 12 and up. CD / $19.99 CD free, shipping costs only

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista, MAC

Speak & Learn! German
Ideally for beginners, the software introduces the learner to conversational phrases and basic German vocabulary, including numbers, colors, telling time, food, shopping, and body parts. Learning is reinforced through quizzes, games, interactive exercises. Voice record feature allows you to compare your pronunciation with that of a native speaker. Also includes a printable picture dictionary. The help menu is customizable for 70 different languages. CD / $19.95 CD free, shipping costs only.

Minimum requirements: 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, MAC
Speak & Learn! German
Ideally for beginners, the software introduces the learner to conversational phrases and basic German vocabulary, including numbers, colors, telling time, food, shopping, and body parts. Learning is reinforced through quizzes, games, interactive exercises. Voice record feature allows you to compare your pronunciation with that of a native speaker. Also includes a printable picture dictionary. The help menu is customizable for 70 different languages. CD / Under $10.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, MAC
Global German - Intermediate
This follow-up to the Speak & Learn! German CD is designed for intermediate-level German speakers. Interactive learning happens via quizzes, language games, dictation and comprehension and practice. The CD also provides printable worksheets and a recording studio. The help menu is customizable for 75 different languages. CD / Under $15.

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/2000/NT/Me/XP, MAC

SpeakMore German
This vocabulary-building program teaches 1000 words and 250 useful travel phrases in German through a logical sequence leading from recognition to independent production. Topics include rooms and items in a house, family members, food and beverages, clothing, body parts, numbers, dates and weather, telling time, colors, shapes, travel, and more. CD / $24.95 Under $15.

Minimum requirements: Windows 2000/XP, MAC
Instant Immersion German
This interactive German learning program introduces the learner to the basics of the language. It introduces a broad range of useful vocabulary, including greetings, common phrases, numbers, and shopping terminology and contains a printable dictionary with color images. The program monitors progress with a series of quizzes at various skill levels. A recording tool allows you to compare your speech with that of native speakers. CD / Under $10.

Minimum requirements: Windows 98/2000/ME/XP, MAC

Note:  If you're looking for more robust bilingual dictionary and translation software, you may want to check out the selection of software on our non-free language learning software page or language learning audio CDs page.
Free Foreign Language Learning Software:
General or Multiple Languages
Arabic | ASL | Chinese
| Dutch | English | Esperanto | French | German
Greek | Hebrew | Hindi | Hungarian | Indonesian | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Latin
Persian | Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Spanish | Tagalog | Turkish | Vietnamese


Note:  If you're looking for more robust bilingual dictionary and translation software, you may want to check out the selection of software on our non-free language learning software page or language learning audio CDs page.



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