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International Languages

LANGUAGES OF THE WORLD
 
A great site that catalogs world languages
 
Covers 150 different alphabets and writing systems in the world.
 

MAGAZINES & NEWSPAPERS
 
Newspapers, news media and news sources from around the world.
 
The highest-circulation daily newspaper in Spain and one of three Madrid dailies considered to be national newspapers of record for Spain (along with El Mundo and ABC).[2]El País, based in Madrid, is owned by the Spanish media conglomerate PRISA.
 
A list of newspapers by country from the Internet Public Library.
 

 
MULTILINGUAL RESOURCES
 
Alpha Language Dictionaries and Grammars
Compiled list of dictionaries and grammars for over 300 languages.
 
The BBC offers introductory multi-unit courses complete with audio/visual lessons and interactive exercises. Progress and scores can be tracked individually and more advanced study is available through videos, audio interviews, games and other exercises. A highly interactive and extensive collection of resources for the beginning student or traveler.
 
Translate English words into Greek. Search the dictionary to find English words that appear in definitions for Greek words. Includes hyperlinks to pertinent passages in classic Greek works. Maintained as part of the Perseus Project at Tufts University.
 
Translate English words into Latin. Search the dictionary to find English words that appear in definitions for Latin words. Includes hyperlinks to pertinent passages in classic Latin works. Maintained as part of the Perseus Project at Tufts University.
 
This is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. It also organizes languages according to language families.
 
Google translation site.
 
Guide to language-related internet resources.
 
This introduction to various languages includes information on basic grammar, common phrases, telling time, and culture. Additionally, the dictionary feature links to several online translation tools.
 
This is a sound-integrated website that focuses on vocabulary, grammar, and additional readings. Vocabulary words are grouped by parts of speech and have mouse roll-over audio pronunciation. Useful for review and as practice rather than a progressive course of instruction.
 
Multilingual on-line dictionary. Searches on words or phrases. More than 5 million words in the database.
 
A fascinating Web site listing over 160 writing systems, their alphabets, variations, guide to phonetics, and history. Includes such languages as Yoruba, Kurdish, Hebrew, Klingon, various Runic systems, and others.
Pronunciator provides both guided and self‐directed instruction for 80 foreign languages, and ESL for 50 non‐English languages, along with a Course  Designer which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators.
 
Translates your words from English to German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Hungarian, Czech, Afrikaans, Latin, or Esperanto, as well as from each of these languages to the others. Includes phrases.
 
Word Reference Dictionaries
Online translation dictionaries. Site features publicly accessible forums about vocabulary and grammar.
 
Internet directory of dictionaries with more than 800 dictionaries in over 160 different languages. Contains the following sections: languages; multilingual; specialized, thesauri and other vocabulary aids; and an index of other dictionary indexes.