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#1  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jan 04, 2014 7:02 pm

http://www.duolingo.com

Free and not to hard.
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#2  Postby Ironclad » Jan 04, 2014 9:51 pm

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#3  Postby ramseyoptom » Jan 04, 2014 9:59 pm

I've come across this one:

http://www.babbel.com/?locale=en

I think it is sponsored by the EU
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#4  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jan 05, 2014 9:21 am

ramseyoptom wrote:I've come across this one:

http://www.babbel.com/?locale=en

I think it is sponsored by the EU

:thumbup: :cheers:
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#5  Postby Clive Durdle » Jan 05, 2014 8:50 pm

http://www.babbel.com/prices?utf8=✓&learn_lang_iso=ENG&country_iso=GBR

Babbel ain't free. Is there anywhere that compares these sites?
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#6  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jan 06, 2014 7:07 am

I don't know. The site I linked is free though.
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#7  Postby I'm With Stupid » Jan 06, 2014 8:23 am

I use Duolingo sometimes. It's good fun, but you have to use it in conjunction with other things if you want to learn a language, because there's no communication involved.
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#8  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jan 06, 2014 8:56 am

I'm With Stupid wrote:I use Duolingo sometimes. It's good fun, but you have to use it in conjunction with other things if you want to learn a language, because there's no communication involved.

That's always crucial when learning a language, but still, free lessons....
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#9  Postby I'm With Stupid » Jan 06, 2014 8:06 pm

There are loads of free resources out there (especially if you live in Vietnam and can therefore get anything for free).

If you don't mind me hijacking your thread, Lyrics Training is a great website for listening practice. They've got a huge catalogue of songs in 7 languages atm.

There's also italki, where you can meet people to have Skype conversations with in a particular language.
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#10  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jan 06, 2014 8:08 pm

I'm With Stupid wrote:There are loads of free resources out there (especially if you live in Vietnam and can therefore get anything for free).

If you don't mind me hijacking your thread,

No problem, spread as much free knowledge as possible! :cheers:

I'm With Stupid wrote: Lyrics Training is a great website for listening practice. They've got a huge catalogue of songs in 7 languages atm.

There's also italki, where you can meet people to have Skype conversations with in a particular language.

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#11  Postby CdesignProponentsist » Jan 06, 2014 8:12 pm

I took their poll about a year ago when I signed up to have Japanese added. I guess they still haven't gotten to it.

Interesting factoid: This is the same company that does the Captia human verification on site logins and form submits that at the same time is a crowd sourcer for interpreting scanned text for digital archiving books.
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#12  Postby Thomas Eshuis » Jan 06, 2014 8:25 pm

Nihon-go ga, mo, benkyo o-shimasta.
Jozu mada arimasen kedo....
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#13  Postby viocjit » Apr 03, 2014 11:15 pm

I knew a good website http://www.livemocha.com.
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