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Languages
 

Languages in General:

Free Travel Translator Booklet from 101language.com!  Thought someone might be interested in this booklet. All you have to do is fill out a short form to get it free. choose one of 6 languages!
Vocabulary and language Software for Free, six pages to choose from, all with free licenses.
Methodology for Language Teaching: and lesson plans
Chinese:

http://eleaston.com/chinese.html
Here's a page of online materials for learning Mandarin, including a complete section of writing. Enjoy!

English as a Second Language:

http://www.smic.be/smic5022/handoutsvocabulary.htm
H A N D O U T S - Vocabulary

http://www.freeenglish.com/english/
SolutionfreeENGLISH.com - Your Free ENGLISH ESL EFL

EnglishCLUB.net
http://www.englishclub.net/

http://members.home.net/englishzone/index.html
English-Zone.Com - Welcome to the English-Zone.Com Main Page!

Spanish

Learning Spanish in 2000
http://spanish.about.com/education/spanish/library/clase/blintroduction.htm

Internet Activities for Foreign Language Classes
http://members.aol.com/maestro12/web/wadir.html

Spanish Grammar Exercises
http://php.indiana.edu/~jsoto/ejercicios.html

Transparent Language 
(Here you can subscribe to their email newsletter which is both English and Spanish. It gives good explanations!****)
http://www.tldownload.com/index.wcgi

Esperanto:
For more information on Esperanto, visit the Esperanto League for North America (ELNA) website at http://www.esperanto-usa.org/ or the Esperanto Multilingual Information Center at http://www.esperanto.net/info/index_en.html

Hebrew:
An excellent resource for anyone trying to learn Hebrew ...from UT

Free daily Modern Hebrew words with pronunciation and meaning.
Free 14 beginning Hebrew lessons.

BIBLICAL Hebrew:

Narration of Psalms

Learn the Hebrew Alphabet

Dictionary Lexicon of the Hebrew Language: both paleo and modern font

Latin:
These are the a Latin sites that I have.
http://www.academyonline.com/academy/athens/latin/latin0.htm
http://www.baylor.edu/~tca/tcawww.html
http://www.academyonline.com/academy/athens/latin/latin0.htm
http://patriot.net/~mccand/chp/latdict.html
http://www.mtsd.k12.wi.us/MTSD/homestead/latin/latin.html
http://www.ilinks.net/%7Ejim/
http://www.verinet.com/~djgame/cch/
I hope that you can use these.

Sign Language:
http://dww.deafworldweb.org/asl/
Sign Language Dictionary this is a wonderful online sight where you can "teach yourself". Most people use American Sign Language which this sight offers.

American Sign Language Browser (Really, our favorite. Has little video clips of a person actually doing the signs. A very easy site to navigate and understand.*****)
http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/aslweb/browser.htm

Animated Sign Language Dictionary
http://www.bconnex.net/~randys/index1.html
Another Sign Language Dictionary
http://dww.deafworldweb.org/asl/

ASL Fingerspelling
http://where.com/scott.net/asl/

Spanish:
Center for the Study of Books in Spanish for Children and Adolescents.  Under “Recommended Books” users can query access our database of more than 4000 recommended books in Spanish for children and adolescents published around the world.
Internet's most extensive collection of free Spanish learning tools.

Translations:
The following language translations are supported:
English-to-Spanish
French-to-English
English-to-French
German-to-English
English-to-Italian
Italian-to-English
English-to-Portuguese
Portuguese-to-English
English-to-German
Spanish-to-English