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Mango Languages
Learn to speak Brazilian, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Italian, ESL Polish, Japanese, Greek, ESL Spanish, French, Russian, ESL Brazilian.

BBC Languages
Beginning and advanced courses in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin, Portuguese, and Greek.

English as a Second Language
ESL tools and resources for students, teachers, learners and academics.

Fonts and Font Links
Includes some of the fonts offered for various languages.

French in Action
While introducing French culture, this series uses active participation to increase fluency in French.  52 half an hour videos.

Grammar Slammer
Online demo of Grammar Slammer -- Answers for all your English grammar questions Online

Super site with over 2400 language-related links.

Spanish - Destinos: An introduction to Spanish
This online video course teaches speaking, listening, and comprehensive skills in Spanish.  This telenovela, or Spanish soap opera, immerses students in everyday situations with native speakers and introduces the cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico. 52 half-hour video programs.  Once you create a user name and a password, these videos are free to all users.

This web resource provides 15 beginners and intermediate lessons. It includes- Spanish - English practice for ESL for those learning English.  English -Spanish practice for those learning Spanish.