The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #16 July / August 2015
At A Glance
by Erik Zidowecki
July / August 2015 | 
General Language

The Polyglot Project
The idea behind the Polyglot Project is to help you get fluent in whatever language you're trying to learn. They have pulled together a library of foreign language content for you to work with, starting with classic literature from all over the world.
http://www.polyglotproject.com/
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Greek, Polish, Portuguese, Danish, Catalan, Czech, Norwegian, Turkish, Finnish, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish

Language Schools and Institutes

Goethe Institute
The Goethe Institute is a non-profit German cultural institution operational worldwide, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations.
https://www.goethe.de/de/index.html
German

Language Course Sites

Lingolía
Lingolía is for people of all ages who wish to learn foreign languages and offers effective help for the languages English, French, Spanish and German. The grammar of these languages is the main focus.
https://deutsch.lingolia.com/de/
English, French, Spanish, German

Specific Language

Bahasa Indonesia: The Indonesian Language
This is a website dedicated to teaching both Indonesian and Malay. It has basic courses and links on culture, giving a little background about both Indonesian and Malay.
http://ipll.manoa.hawaii.edu/indonesian/
Indonesian, Malay

University Of Hawaii Khmer
This site is from the University of Hawaii and has a lot of information on the Khmer language. It has links for Khmer classes, Khmer fonts and learning materials. It also has a lot of cultural information. They offer a course at the University as well as an online course.
http://learnkhmer.net/index.htm
Khmer

Newspapers & Magazines

Blesk
One of the most widely circulated Czech newspapers, Blesk is a daily tabloid published in Prague, the Czech Republic. Its name translates as "flash". It covers celebrities, events, games and gossip.
http://www.blesk.cz/
Czech

Naya Patrika
Naya Patrika is a daily newspaper in Kathmandu, Nepal, covering local news, sports, business, jobs, and community events.
http://www.enayapatrika.com/
Nepali

Vientiane Mai
Vientiane Mai is a Laotian language newspaper published by the Government of Laos. It reflects the position of the Government and the Communist Party.
http://www.vientianemai.net/
Lao


 
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