Free internet foreign language instruction?

Discussion in 'Trip Planning' started by Lobo, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. Lobo

    Lobo Wayfaring Strangely

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    Does anybody know of (free) resources on the net for getting a traveller's rudimentary grip on Spanish, French, German, Italian or other languages? I found the BBC website (http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/) which seems to be oriented toward getting travellers up to speed on a number of languages. Any other suggestions or URL's are appreciated. Thanks very much.
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  2. Mac

    Mac Long timer

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    If you're clever and become proficient you can then hire yourself out as a cunning linguist.
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  3. jkam

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    Luke GPoET&P

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  5. Savoir-Faire

    Savoir-Faire Powered by Hate

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    You could just do a search on file-sharing software for the language you want and download it. Not to promote stealing or anything.

    --Savoir-Faire
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  6. PlayersMarkus

    PlayersMarkus Adventurer

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    dlearl476 Two-bit Throttle Bum

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    If you have an MP3 player of iPod, there are foreign language podcasts as well.
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  8. gatogato

    gatogato Been here awhile

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    good thread
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  9. elmoreman

    elmoreman takin' a break, boss

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    Your local library either has or has access to all the programs, and then you can "back them up."

    I'm going through Pimsleurs Latin American spanish program now, after starting a similar thread here a while ago.
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