The Texas Language Center supports, enhances, and promotes the teaching of languages at the University of Texas at Austin. The Center offers services that facilitate language teaching of all levels through courses, professional seminars, and coordination with home department courses. The TLC also promotes professionalization of language teaching staff through funded research, training, and course development.
We're initiating a new section of the TLC website that will offer innovative language teaching and learning resources.
This month's resource is http://www.italki.com, an online language learning service where one can find language teachers from around the world. Learn from a real language teacher or practice language with native speakers and let us know what you think by sharing on our facebook page!
openculture.com contains a assortment of audio resources for nearly 50 languages, from Arabic to Yiddish, which you can download to your computer or mp3 player.
Duolingo is a free language learning program with lessons available for Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, French, Romanian, Hungarian, Polish, Irish, Russian, Turkish, and Dutch.