Free Language Tutorials: Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar in 20 Languages

Currently, twenty languages are available: 17 Indo-European and 3 non-Indo-European. There are also Foreign Service Institute (FSI) courses available in HTML format as well as two comparative tutorials for those who want to learn two languages simultaneously. Lists of vocabulary and verb conjugations are available for some Romance and Germanic languages, as well as other helpful ideas, resources and links for learning foreign languages. Some of the tutorials also include audio resources and online exercises, indicated by the headphones and notebooks below.


Romance Languages     Germanic Languages    

French German
Informal French & Slang FSI German  
French Phonetics      
French Listening Dutch  
Authentic French        
FSI French   Afrikaans  
Italian Swedish  
FSI Italian FSI Swedish  
      Swedish Listening  
Authentic Spanish   Danish
Catalan     Norwegian  
Brazilian Portuguese   Icelandic    
Latin     Faroese  

    Comparative Lists    
Comparative Romance     Comparative Germanic    

Vocabulary Lists Vocabulary Lists
Verb Conjugations Verb Conjugations

Comparative Tutorials     American English    

French & Italian Vocabulary Lists  
French & German ESL Lesson Plans    
FSI From Spanish to Portuguese      

Slavic Languages     Non-Indo-European Languages

Russian   Finnish    
Ukrainian     Turkish    
Croatian     Indonesian    


The following pages are not language-specific tutorials, but instead focus on learning languages in general:

French Language Tutorial 2nd edition is now available! The updated edition of FLT includes more vocabulary, sample sentences, and cultural information as well as newly recorded (and free) mp3s. The PDF e-book is available for immediate download for $14.95 USD. A paperback coil-bound book can be printed on demand and shipped world-wide by for $29.95 USD + shipping. You will receive the e-book for free with purchase of the paperback. Please visit the Store for more information.


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