A listing of lesson plans and multicultural classroom resources offered in many different languages, from Apache to Yiddish. Some languages require special fonts for correct display. The site is rudimentary but offers a lot of content.
OptiLingo is a language learning platform designed by Jonty Yamisha. It combines over 10 years of language learning experience and the scientifically-based strategies that Jonty used to save his ethnic language Circassian from extinction. A very intersting blog can also be accessed through this site.
Open University covers a large amount of topics from Business to Languages. The courses are extensive, potentially lasting for hours. The courses cover beginner through intermediate levels of language ability. The courses are dynamic and include lots of useable language skills as well as information about the culture to help you get familiar with native speakers and their customs.
With Live Lingua, you sign up and get paired with a live tutor who will evaluate your language learning abilities. After your free 1-hour test, your tutor will customize a lesson for you. Outside of the course itself, you can access their blog that has a ton of great posts about various languages.
Babbel is free to try but the full version costs money. It offers high-quality, bite-sized courses that focus on speaking. The platform provides content that’s relevant and interesting to you. And your progress syncs automatically across all devices. One benefit of the platform is that you’ll focus on all aspects of the language equally. This is different from other platforms that focus mostly on translation or flashcards. The app or site also clearly explains grammar and language structures.
Innovative Language Learning offers fun and easy ways to use language learning system that is designed to get you speaking. The site focuses mostly on audio-visual material.
With LingQ, you’ll have access to a range of interesting materials. Choose from topics such as: Travel, Politics, Food, Culture, Books, and more. You can create a lesson from anything on LingQ: YouTube videos, blog posts, Netflix shows, news articles, whatever interests you. The platform offers vocabulary review tools as part of a Spaced Repetition System and an effective organization system to track and manage your content. Lessons are bite-sized to keep you from feeling overwhelmed, and you can create your own learning path as well.
FluentU is a tool made for for the visual learner. They have a vast collection of visual resources to help you learn a language: movies, TV, and videos. The platform prides itself on a range of available content (cartoons, music videos, news, documentaries, movies, even funny YouTube videos). The videos range in difficulty and use a selection of tools to help learners understand the material.
For the beginning language learner looking to get their hands on 1000s of phrases and words they can review, Living Language is a great tool to help you kickstart your way to fluency. There’s a range of resources you can use from flashcards and games to grammar notes and dialogues.