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Gifts for foreign language lovers
Updated! Looking to buy something for someone who loves languages? Or maybe you're a language lover yourself, looking for audio CDs, software, electronic dictionaries or translators, or books for language learning. Our gift idea pages feature hundreds of interesting, fun, humorous, and useful language and culture related products -- world country flags, calendars, magazines, even Harry Potter in foreign languages, and lots more ...
Free language learning software
Now, even more freeware and shareware for download and (nearly) free and deeply discounted CDs for language learning! More than 120 different software programs for over 20 languages, including comprehensive learning tools, dictionaries, vocabulary trainers, pronunciation and spelling help, grammar tutors, and more.
Language facts & statistics
How many languages are spoken? What are the top 30 languages by numbers of speakers? Which language families have the most speakers? Which language families have the most languages? In which countries are the most languages spoken? What are the top languages are spoken in the US? The top languages learned in the US? All these questions answered, and more ...
Why learn a language?
There are so many reasons you should be learning languages, we can hardly believe you'd ask such a question! Learning a language can broaden your employment opportunities, increase your educational options, and even make you smarter. But that's not all ...
10 Tips for successful language learning
It doesn't have to be difficult, and it can even be fun! Here we present some strategies and well-kept secrets to make language learning easier.
15 Language learning resources at your fingertips
Its a proven fact: The more exposure you have to your chosen language, the faster you will become proficient. Lucikly, ample resources readily available to you, some of them in places you might not have thought to look. And best of all, most are free!
Typing foreign language characters
Typing foreign language characters is easy once you know how. Here are the key codes for typing diacriticals (accent, dieresis, umlaut, circumflex, and more) in languages with Latin-based alphabets in Windows, Mac, and HTML.
Free foreign language fonts
100s of free, downloadable fonts for over 40 different languages, plus information about installation, bilingual keyboards, and more.
Choosing the right foreign language dictionary
Some tips and suggestions for choosing the right foreign language dictionary and a test that you can perform on any bilingual dictionary to see if it's worth buying.
Where can I learn a language?
From the comfort of your own home to exotic locations, you can start learning a language today!
Which language should I choose?
There are more than 6000 languages spoken in the world. Which one(s) should you learn? We're here to help!
Language facts and information
How many languages exist? Which languages are most widely spoken? How do languages relate to one another? The Top 10s of Languages ...
Language learning in the United States
The results of a 2004 study are in: How many of us are learning languages and which ones are we learning? And what does the U.S. Census Bureau tell us about languages in the United States? It's all here.
Language and culture go hand in hand
Learning languages is about more than acquiring vocabulary and grammar. Truly knowing a language requires and enables insight into other cultures ...
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