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The world is wide, vast, and before you travel there, learn about the culture and how to speak their language.


Use World Edition for countries, and States Edition for U.S. states. Find out about government, culture, religion, sports, flags, recipes, and more!


Duolingo is the world's most popular way to learn a language! Practice online or on the apps! Also has a wide selection of classes for English Language Learners.

Health Information in Multiple Languages

From the National Library of Medicine, health information in multiple languages, including American Sign Language, Arabic, Cambodian/Khmer, Chinese, French, German, Hmong, Korean, Laotian, Russian, Spanish, Thai, and Vietnamese

iLove Languages

A specialized language resource with online dictionaries, language lessons, translation services, and other language-related Internet resources.

Mango Languages

Librarian's Choice

An online language-learning system teaching conversation skills for a wide variety of languages. Create an account with your library card to track your progress. There's also an app!

World Factbook

The World Factbook is produced by the Central Intelligence Agency with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

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