External Resources for Language Students

Useful Foreign Language Links

General Links

French Grammar Central
Very complete French language resource containing numerous explanations on parts of speech and syntax. Includes many links to other French grammar sites as well as exercises on a variety of grammar topics.

SMU Department of World Languages and Literatures
Foreign Languages and Literatures at Southern Methodist University. Offers Chinese, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian and Spanish. Clicking on any of these languages calls up menus related to art, business, culture, history, language learning, media, sports and travel.

Language Learning Technology Center
Clicking on the Language and Resource Link heading leads to a database of numerous sites grouped under each of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Old English, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Ukrainian. There is also a topic labeled Multilingual which leads to a wealth of resources including electronic dictionaries and literature as well as a fun site of how various animal sounds are expressed in various foreign languages.

Excellent site offering a Russian bookstore, on-line dictionaries, language study from beginning to advanced, pronunciation, tests and quizzes as well as literature and music.

McGill Library
A valuable gateway to Russian Studies resources on the Web. This site lists numerous links connecting to the Russian Web, Russian Internet Resources, the Yahoo Russian Literature site, the Russian Language and Literature site as well as news sites, libraries, Russian search engines and more.

About.com Links

The following about.com sites provide homework help, exercises, games, cultural information, on-line literature and dictionaries and travel information:

Foreign Embassy Links

Sites for Washington D.C.'s foreign embassies also provide many linguistic and cultural links. For an alphabetical listing of all the foreign embassies in Washington. Click on the country and the URL for its embassy will come up.

Some embassy links: