Current; Oxford Dictionaries Online offers essential language resources never before available online: fully searchable, completely comprehensive bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. Oxford Dictionaries Online includes access to a vast range of materials that offer authoritative support for learners, students, and language users at every level. Other materials include hundreds of downloadable letters, grammar notes, verb tables, cultural information, and more.
Current; Rosetta Stone Inc. is a language learning tool provided by Brown University to all Brown students, staff, and faculty. Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning. Today there are courses in 30 languages, from the most commonly spoken (such as English, Spanish and Mandarin) to the less prominent (including Swahili, Swedish and Tagalog). The company was founded in 1992 on the core beliefs that learning to speak a language should be a natural and instinctive process, and that interactive technology can activate the language immersion method powerfully for learners of any age. For help getting started, use the Quick Start Guide.
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Current; Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. You will need Adobe Flash Player, a speaker, and optionally a headset and a microphone. To track your progress, create a login/password and a profile, or sign up anonymously by entering your library card number. For best results, use of Firefox is recommended. For help, see Getting Started with Mango.