Language Skills

Fun Ways To Communication

Why Learn A Language

Languages By Country

  • Country to Language Chart – A list of countries and the languages spoken in them, ordered by precedence where the first language listed is generally the official language of the country. This list is also cross-indexed by language and the countries where the language is spoken.
  • Ethnologue – Languages of the world.  An encyclopedic reference work cataloging all of the world’s 6,912 known living languages
  • The Miniature Earth – A fun video on how life would be if the world were only 100 people… notice the languages spoken and how other cultural differences are represented.
  • Language Map for the United States To learn more about the linguistic and cultural composition of the United States.

How To Learn A Language

Free Online Language Training

Alternative Language Learning

Bilingual Blogs

  • Wylees Harvester – Afro-German News on this and that
  • Djod – the good life in Shanghai

Bilingual News Sources

Movies To Learn English – Interesting for non-native English speakers.

Travel To Learn Languages – Here are a couple of ideas to travel differently… for more possibilities for interaction with the local people.

  • Couch Surfing – For casual and low-cost travel
  • Cross Cultural Solutions – Volunteer abroad programs
  • Homestays And Farmstays – Dive into culture with a homestay or farmstay. Read this article on how lodgings offer an intimate glimpse of what life is truly like in another country. List of resources.
  • How To Travel With A Phrase Book – No translation necessary & also develop your cultural skills
  • Next Stop – Share what you love to do near where you live. Discover what other people love all over the world. This is an interesting way to network with others

Improve Your English

International English And The Choice Between American & British English

Please let me know if you have any other links to add to this list.

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Cindy King