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Language Learning Programs On the Web
If you are already enrolled in a Spanish language class through WSU's School of Languages, Cultures, and Race (SLCR), you may want to check out some of the ideas below for ways to increase your exposure to Spanish through online opportunities. More information on course offerings can be found at the Spanish Section page.
Duo Lingo is a free, web-based language learning program. Also available as "Duo-Lingo On the Go" for iphone and Android devices.
Busuu, an online language learning community offering Spanish language materials. You can access some of Busuu's content for free and submit speech and writing samples to native speakers for feedback. Busuu is Europe's largest online language learning community, with over 2 million members.
Bab.la is described as "a free online platform for language lovers and an online community of global citizens." Bab.la's resources include 44 dictionaries for 28 languages, blog articles about life abroad, language games and quizzes, verb conjugation for 12 languages, phrase books for university, business or travel, an internship platform and many other language-related products.
BBC Languages -Spanish
Developed by the BBC, this site offers a fair amount of content for Spanish language learners.
You can sample Babbel.com's wide variety of online language learning activities for free.
Pen Pal Communities
There are a lot of online Pen Pal communities, and this is a great way to communicate daily with a native speaker who may also like to learn English. Find a Pen Pal site that suits you, but here are a couple that you can check out:
Spanish Internet Radio
Spanish Internet Radio at Multilingualbooks.com
Check out this site for links to Spanish Internet Radio stations from Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and other Spanish-speaking countries. It may take awhile to find a favorite, and some broadcast English language artists, but there is still alot to love about having access to Spanish music on the net!