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Learn a Language
|Little Pim: Expose young children up to age 6 to foreign languages with these video vocabulary lessons in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, and Hebrew.|
|MUZZY Online: Kids ages 6 and up can watch videos, play interactive learning games, and get animated vocabulary lessons.|
|MANGO: Teens and adults can engage in fun conversational online lessons in more than 70 languages. Create a free account to keep track of your learning progress. Free mobile app available for Apple & Android devices.|
|Pronunciator: Take your language skills to the next level. Learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages ̶ for example, a native French speaker can learn Chinese in French! Also includes ESL for 50 non-English languages plus a comprehensive citizenship prep course. Download free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fires.|
|NEW! Rosetta Stone Online: Engage in the proven language immersion method that more than 22,000 schools and 12,000 businesses have trusted for over the last 20+ years. Select from 30 languages structured around core lessons in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Microphone required for speaking lessons. Please watch this brief tutorial before you get started.|
Personal & Professional Development
|Gale Courses: More than 300 six-week structured online classes on topics ranging from business to hobbies. Take quizzes and complete exercises to reinforce the material. Click here to watch a tutorial on how to use Gale Courses.|
|lynda.com: More than 3,600 streaming video tutorials taught by experts on technical skills, creative techniques, and business strategies.|
|NEW! Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center: Includes detailed how-to instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.|
|LearningExpress Library: Practice tests for AP exams, the GED, the SAT, grad school entrance exams, and various jobs. Also find tutorials for grades 4 – 12 on math, reading, and writing skills. Create a free account to keep track of your learning progress. Click here to watch a tutorial on how to use LearningExpress.|
|Testing & Education Reference Center: Practice tests for entering private high school, the AP exams, the GED, the SAT, grad school entrance exams, various career tests, and the U.S. citizenship test. Also includes a scholarship and college search tool.
Click here to watch a tutorial on how to use Testing & Education Reference Center.
|Driving-Tests.org: Prepare to take the written Maryland driving exams for cars, motorcycles, and a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with this series of free online tests.|