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  • Language learning tips and materials for French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, and English as a second language.
  • Brush up language skills, learn holiday phrases, sign up for weekly e-mails with tips and encouragement.
  • Free multimedia language courses online. Lessons and supporting materials for various European and Asian languages are available.
  • Basic vocabulary practice in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
  • A collection of parallel bilingual texts in many languages and links to other language learning websites.
  • A directory of free instructional sites for over 30 languages, from Albanian to Vietnamese. Suggested books, DVDs and fee-based online courses are also listed.