Now might be a great time to brush up on your second language skills! Check out our list of external resources for online second language learning available to help anyone achieve their learning goals from the comfort of your home.
Virtual Learning Resources
Duolingo is a free online program and app that will help you learn the “casual” and day-to-day vocabulary in a foreign language.
Mauril is an all-new, all-free platform to learn English and French through a wide range of stimulating and entertaining content from CBC/Radio-Canada. It is meant to help improve oral comprehension, increase linguistic security in our second official language, and integrate language knowledge in everyday life.
Language Learning with Netflix
Improve your skills on your own, effectively, and enjoyably, by watching films and series in the language you study.
Build your listening comprehension with thousands of hours of authentic language in context. After installation, you will have additional features for language learning when you watch videos on the Netflix website.
Their extension can be used for studying many languages. Check out their special catalogue to find films and series in the language you study. Their extension runs on Google Chrome on desktop and laptop computers running Windows and MacOS. You will need an active Netflix subscription.
- Subtitles are shown in two languages, allowing you to compare the original audio and text with a translation in your language.
- The extension allows you to listen to subtitles one at a time, and to change the playback speed.
- There's a pop-up dictionary, and the extension suggest the most important words for you to learn.
- 'Pro' Mode enables additional options for subtitle translation, and the ability to save words and phrases. These will be highlighted whenever they occur in the subtitles.
Learn to speak a new language naturally and conversationally through their free online program and app!
Voilà Learning, in partnership with Military Family Services, is offering free online homework support in French, English, and Math to military families’ children. Children also can practice their French and English and play French games on the platform – riddles, pictograms and much more – all while winning points.
LA CLEF est une communauté de parents qui échangent et apprennent des trucs pour aider leurs enfants à compter, lire et écrire en famille grâce à des contenus divertissants, variés et pratiques.