This page is for links to resources that deal with multiple languages, or sites that can be useful regardless of what language you’re studying.
- Scribd.com — I am all about the free stuff. This site has many resources that are useful for learning languages. Just search “[Language] Grammar” or “[Language] Sentences”. You can also pay a small fee to download them. Pay $9 for a month of the service, download hundreds of dollars worth of books. Why not?
- Anki — My SRS (Spaced Repetition Software) of choice. Great for learning languages. Highly recommended.
- Twitter — I’ve written a guide about how to get the most out of Twitter to enhance your language skills.
- FSI Online Courses — A great site with lots of free resources for over 40 languages. It contains textbooks, workbooks, and audio downloads.
Methods, Motivation, and Other Bloggers:
- All Japanese All The Time — Very motivational, very entertaining. This was where I got my start in serious(ly fun) language learning. Don’t be fooled by the title, this site is useful for anyone learning a language.
- Read More or Die — Reading is fundamental. There are extensive reading (aka 多読) contests a few times each year. I will be taking part in each one. I highly urge you all to do the same. Check the dates for the contests and sign up. Any language goes.
- Language Musings — A blog created by someone who speaks Japanese, German, and Spanish.
- Page F30 — A blog by someone who is fluent in Japanese and Korean. He is also proficient in several other languages.
- Languagewanderer — A blogger and youtuber who speaks Polish and English and studies, Norwegian, Chinese, and Russian.
- Smart Language Learner — A blogger who speaks three languages. His site contains lots of practical tips for increasing your efficiency when it comes to studying.
- Naver 韓国語辞書 — (Japanese) An online dictionary full of example sentences. Highly recommended.
- Wiktionary Korean 200 — A frequency list of 200 Korean words.
- 韓国語講座 — (Japanese) A really nice resource for beginner and intermediate learners and travelers.
- Korean Language Education Center — A site with 20 units of elementary korean. A good place to get the basics down.
- LP’s Korean Language Guide — Imagine if Tae Kim made a guide to Korean. This would probably be it.
- FSI: Korean Basic Course — Lessons created by the FSI for those learning Korean.
- KoreanLab — A site filled with reading designed for elementary school students. A great place to use the “Pure” Extensive Reading Method. Read my introduction to it here.
Apps and Other Resources:
- (APP) Viki – An app that gives you access to dramas, movies, and music from several different countries. Read my introduction to it here.