The Thinking of Speaking
Issue #20 March / April 2016
At A Glance
by Erik Zidowecki
March / April 2016 | 
General Language

European Language Portfolio (ELP)
The site allows users to record their language learning achievements and their experience of learning and using languages, with the goal supporting the development of learner autonomy, plurilingualism and intercultural awareness and competence.
http://www.coe.int/en/web/portfolio

Linguistics

Glottlog
Comprehensive reference information for the world's languages, especially the lesser known languages.
http://glottolog.org/

Language Course Sites

Oneness City
This course is created for those who want to start learning Estonian, Finnish, Lithuanian, Polish or Portuguese languages. The course aims at forming minimal communicative competence of the target language and at introducing the target country and its culture.
http://www.oneness.vu.lt/en/
Estonian, Finnish, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese

FSI Language Courses
This is a home for language courses developed by the Foreign Service Institute. These courses were developed by the United States government and are in the public domain.
http://www.fsi-language-courses.net/

Specific Language

Grammatik Training
Here can be found a variety of online training options on topics of German grammar. These are text input exercises, writing exercises, multiple choice exercises, and drag and drop exercises.
http://www.grammatiktraining.de/
German

Korean Multimedia dictionary
This site has over 500 words with pictures and audio, arranged by topics, it is great for learning vocabulary.
http://www.indiana.edu/~koreanrs/kordic.html
Korean

Newspapers & Magazines

Berria.info
Newspaper in Euskara, the Basque Country
http://www.berria.eus/
Basque

Avisa Nordland
Local news, sports, culture and entertainment, opinion, online news, classifieds and leisure market.
http://www.an.no/
Norwegian


 
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At A Glance
Writer: Erik Zidowecki
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