Learn Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar in 21 Languages

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Currently, twenty languages are available: 18 Indo-European and 3 non-Indo-European. There are also Foreign Service Institute (FSI) courses available in HTML format as well as comparative tutorials for those who want to learn two or more 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 include audio resources and interactive exercises, and realia (authentic visual examples of language use) is available for several languages as well.


Romance Languages



Informal French & Slang

French Phonetics

French Listening

Authentic French

FSI French

French Realia

France Realia



FSI Italian

Italian Realia



Authentic Spanish




Brazilian Portuguese

Portugal European Portuguese Realia




Germanic Languages



FSI German

German Realia



Dutch Realia





FSI Swedish



Danish Realia








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Romance & Germanic Languages


French & Spanish

French & Italian

French & German

FSI From Spanish to Portuguese


Comparative Lists

Romance Vocabulary Lists

Romance Verb Conjugations

Germanic Vocabulary Lists

Germanic Verb Conjugations

Slavic Languages







Croatian Realia


Non-Indo-European Languages





Turkish Realia




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Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) Lesson Plans



Teaching French


Classroom Games for Introductory French Classes




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

  • Realia Resources: Scans and photos of train tickets, brochures, receipts, menus, etc. taken in locations where the language is used. Currently the following languages are available: Croatian, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Slovene and Turkish.
  • FSI Project: Explanation of the PDF to HTML project of the Foreign Service Institute language courses
  • European Languages: Overview of European languages and the Indo-European family of languages
  • Tips for Learning: Suggestions on how to study foreign languages
  • Language Links: List of links to other language learning websites

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