Friday, 4 September 2009

Free Hi-Tech Language Learning Tools

This is the second part of the post written by Karen Schweitzer who kindly offered herself to contribute to this blog.

Thank you, Karen for this contribution!!!

MIT Open CourseWare - The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers dozens of free foreign language and literature courses through their OpenCourseWare site. All of the courses are self-paced. Many include audio, video, lecture notes, assignments, reading lists, exams, and other downloadable study materials.

Cramberry - Cramberry offers many hi-tech web-based flashcards for English language learners. Users can also create their own flashcards and track online progress.

Popling - Popling is a way for language learners to learn without actively studying. This desktop app pops flashcards onto a computer screen at regular intervals so that users can learn new English vocabulary words while completing other computer tasks.


Visual ESL - VisualESL.com provides a wide range of interactive video activities for English language learners. Activities are available for learners at every level.

Scriblink - This free online whiteboard works well for learners who want to collaborate online. The board is completely private and only open to those who are invited. Features include built-in chat, VOIP conferencing, an image uploader, and a wide range of dynamic tools.

Audacity - Audacity is free software that can be used to record and edit sound. This open source product is perfect for language learners who want to create audio study materials.



Karen is the About.com Guide to Business School. She also writes about online colleges for OnlineColleges.net

2 comments:

Steve Kaufmann said...

Try LingQ.com, 10 idiomas!

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