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ENGLISH LANGUAGE DICTIONARIES

Your Dictionary
"yourDictionary.com provides the most comprehensive and authoritative portal for language and language-related products and services on the web with more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages".

WWWebster's Dictionary

Dictionary.reference.com

Definitions and synonyms and antonyms from a number of sources as well as a translating feature.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE GRAMMAR

BBC-Languages

The British Broadcasting Corporation is the largest broadcasting corporation in the world.  This page has online language courses, phrase guides and more language learning resources in many languages.

Common Errors in English
Is it it "effect or affect," "flaunt or flout"? This site lists many common mistakes and explains them clearly.

Online English Grammar
Everything you ever wanted to know about writing well.

NON-ENGLISH LANGUAGE RESOURCES

Busuu

Interactive courses and lessons help you learn different languages, and opportunities to converse with other members worldwide will help you hone your skills.

Language Learning Library
Provides cultural snapshots, basic grammar, phases and a listing of translation sites for Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Portugese, Chinese and Japanese.  Commercial site.

LingQ

Learn a number of different languages online including English, French, Spanish, and German. Also join in conversations with people from around the world.

LiveMocha

"Web based language learning solution integrating online instructional content with a global community of language learners.  LiveMocha has a full range of practical reading, listening, writing and speaking exercises. Livemocha also leverages the native language expertise of its members by allowing them to enhance the content with grammar tips, alternative phrases and colloquialisms."  Currently has eleven languages - English, Spanish, French, Hindi, German, Japanese, Icelandic, Russian, Italian, Portugese and Mandarin Chinese.

Translating Dictionaries
What does a German word mean in Spanish? A French word in English? An English word in Spanish? Look here.

Your Dictionary
"yourDictionary.com provides the most comprehensive and authoritative portal for language and language-related products and services on the web with more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages".

SIGN LANGUAGE

American Sign Language
200 signs in 13 categories: adjectives, expressions, basic communication, colors, family and home, food and drink, miscellaneous, places, school, sports, time, verbs, weather. Black and white photo stills, line drawings, and text explanations. From SIGNHear Communication Center.

 

 

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