Takoma Park Maryland Library · 101 Philadelphia Avenue · Takoma Park Maryland 20912 USA · 301.891.7259


LEARN A LANGUAGE ONLINE

Little Pim Panda LITTLE PIM: for little children (ages 1-5 approximately)
Lessons in 10 languages including English
Arabic | Chinese | French | German | Hebrew | Italian | Japanese | Russian | Spanish  

MANGO: for older children and adults
Over 50 foreign languages and English: Arabic (3 dialects) | Armenian | Azerbaijan | Bengali | Chinese (2 dialects) | Croatian | Czech | Danish | Dari | Dutch | Farsi | Finnish | French (2 dialects) | German | Greek (3 dialects) | Haitian Creole | Hawaiian | Hebrew | Hindi | Hungarian | Icelandic | Indonesian | Irish | Italian | Japanese | Kazakh | Korean | Latin | Malay | Malayalam | Norwegian | Pashto | Polish | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Punjabi | Romanian | Russian | Scottish Gaelic | Serbian | Slovak | Spanish (2 dialects) | Swahili | Swedish | Tagalog | Tamil | Telugu | Thai | Turkish | Ukrainian | Urdu | Vietnamese | Yiddish

English for Arabic (Egyptian) speakers | English for Arabic (MSA) speakers | English for Armenian speakers | English for Chinese (Cantonese) speakers | English for Chinese (Mandarin) speakers | Anglais pour Francophones | Englisch für Deutschsprachige | English for Greek speakers | Inglese per Italiani | English for Japanese speakers | English for Korean speakers | Angielski Dla Polaków | Inglźs para Brasileiros | English for Russian speakers | Inglés Para Hablantes De Espańol | English for Turkish speakers | English for Vietnamese speakers

Note: Be sure to use your library card to get a free personal account on your first visit. It will keep a record of what parts you have completed and where you stopped. You also need to use your card to create an account if you plan to download one of the mobile apps.


SPANISH LANGUAGE RESOURCES

Tumblebooks
TUMBLEBOOKS
: has a Spanish children's book collection, with illustrations, text and narration.

Choose Español in the language choice drop-down box in the upper right corner.

audiobookcloud
AUDIOBOOKCLOUD
: includes books professionally narrated in Spanish.

Hallazgos
ENCICLOPEDIA ESTUDIANTIL HALLAZGOS
(Worldbook) con diccionario y periódicos del mundo hispánico.

Spanish Encyclopedias
BRITANNICA SPANISH REFERENCE CENTER

includes both the Britannica Escolar Online Enciclopedia Juvenil for ages 6-12 and Enciclopedia Moderna for high school students and adults.

Go to MANGO AND LITTLE PIM: for Spanish language classes.


FRENCH LANGUAGE RESOURCES

Tumblebooks
TUMBLEBOOKS
: has a French children's book collection, with illustrations, text and narration.

Choose Français in the language choice drop-down box in the upper right corner.

Universalis Jr
UNIVERSALIS JUNIOR

with the Merriam-Webster French-English dictionary.
Universalis French Encyclopedia
ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS
According to Britannica "This is the most comprehensive encyclopedia in the French language."

Go to MANGO AND LITTLE PIM: for French language classes.


JAPANESE, KOREAN AND CHINESE

Mango
MANGO
lessons in Japanese, Korean, and both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese, as well as Little Pim in Japanese and Mandarin.

and, in addition,
Britannica Global
BRITANNICA
in various languages which include
  • Encyclopędia Britannica Online Korea
  • Encyclopędia Britannica Online Japan
  • Britannica Concise Encyclopedia (Simplified Chinese)

The Chinese edition was prepared as a joint project between Encyclopaedia Britannica and the Republic of China.



CHECK OUT THESE RESOURCES IN THE LIBRARY

  • Language learning on CD or tape
  • Books for checkout
  • Children's books
  • Bilingual and visual dictionaries in the reference room
Our public computers are set-up to be multi-lingual. Look for the language choice drop-down box in the lower right hand corner.

Choose: Arabic| Brazilian Portuguese| Bulgarian| Chinese Simplified| Chinese Traditional| Czech| Danish| Dutch| English| Finnish| French (Canadian)| German| Greek| Hebrew| Hindi| Hungarian| Icelandic| Italian| Japanese| Korean| Latvian| Malay| Norwegian| Persian| Polish| Portuguese| Romanian| Russian| Serbian| Slovenian| Spanish| Swedish| Turkish| Ukranian| Vietnamese





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