5 Innovative Language-Learning Tools

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Learn From the Video Pros

For the most comprehensive language-learning sites on the Web, check out BBC Languages. The 40 BBC language websites offer beginners, post-beginners, and intermediate-level students a virtual smorgasbord of learning opportunities in languages such as Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Arabic, and Urdu. Each site features language-specific audio courses, interactive video courses, TV and radio programs, plays, games, fun facts, dictionaries, and weather reports. For example, in the audio course French Steps, visitors can learn important business-related language. You even can watch user-submitted clips of faux pas to help you avoid their same fate.