Policies supporting Multilingualism ec.europa.eu/education/policy/multilingualism_en
Erasmus + Programme: eacea.ec.europa.eu/eras
Phonetics – The Sound of German
Description: The website “The sound of German”, run by the University of Iowa, provides a comprehensive understanding of how each of the speech sounds of German is formed. It includes animations, videos (real persons and animation with sound) and audio samples that describe the essential features of each of the consonants and vowels of German.
Adaba – Österreichisches Aussprachewörterbuch und Österreichische Aussprachedatenbank
Description: The website offers a data base and dictionary for German pronunciation that documents the differences between Austrian, German and Swiss pronunciation.
Hörtexte Deutsch – Hörtexte aus dem österreichischen Alltag
Description: The website offers 32 audio files to train listening comprehension with special regard to Austrian German. In addition, the website offers more than 80 exercises and materials to work with the recordings.
Deutsche Welle: Online-Kurs
Description: Online German course on the level A0, A1, A2, B1, B1+
The Website contains different learning material like videos, MP3, text (download), interactive exercises, thesaurus, and grammar exercises.
Ich will Deutsch lernen
Description: Online German course, offered by Deutschen Volkshochschul-Verband e.V. The course contains 15 section for each level (A1-B1).
Deutsch für dich – kostenlos gemeinsam Deutsch lernen
Learning community, initiated by the Göthe Institut, to train vocabulary and grammar, to interact with learners and to exchange learning experiences.
Level: up from A1 for learners with and without previous skills.
Deutsch am Arbeitsplatz – Online-Übungen zur Kommunikation im Beruf
Description: Website, run by the Göthe Institut, that provides exercises and material to train German in the context of different professions. The website provides 45 general exercises, 112 specified exercises related to different occupational fields and 15 interviews concerning the topic “workplace in Germany”.
ÖIF – Österreichischer Integrationsfonds – Sprachportal
Description: Website, run by the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF), provides interactive learning materials (videos and podcasts), vocabulary and exercises.
Description: the website of the journal “Deutsch perfekt” offers texts, exercises and audio sessions and a training tool for vocabulary.
“Hallo APP Deutsch” für Erwachsene
Description: App (invented in cooperation with phase6, Alphary and thepublishing houses Hueber and Mildenberger) to learn vocabulary. The App aims to support adult learners who learn German as a foreign language. The App conveys app. 800 words via audio-visual exercises.
Links to useful websites
Instituto Camões is a Public Institute integrated in the indirect administration of the state and seeks to be a reference body in the coordination and articulation in the works of international cooperation in the promotion of the Portuguese language and cultures.
It has the e-learning aspect in a self-learning regime; specialization courses and continuing teacher training courses.
Loecsen: This is a site that is intended for all those who want to learn quickly the Portuguese language whose context of use is a beginner level, people and travel.
This platform of the High Commission for Migration(ACM) emerges with the objective of meeting the growing needs of the different profiles of immigrants, including the language.
Site of Portuguese Language in Brazil. This site consists of content, exercises, online quizzes, articles, games, trivia and discussion forums. The site is only available in Portuguese (Brazilian) language.
Links to websites with training material
Verbs: This site allows you to know regular and irregular Portuguese verbs and their conjugation.
Grammar: This site contains content of the normative grammar of the Portuguese language. The subjects of interest are properly organized between the following sections: phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and stylistics.
Unfortunately this site only has explanations in the Portuguese language.
Brazilian portuguese: Site in Brazilian Portuguese that allows the download of useful material for learning the Portuguese language. The site is only available in Brazilian Portuguese.
Training materials: This Brazilian site covers several topics related to the Portuguese language (literature, grammar, articles, etc.).
Instituto Cervantes. Materials for teachers.
The Cervantes Virtual Center offers materials and services for Spanish teachers, students, translators, journalists and other professionals who work with the language, as well as for Hispanics from all over the world, and for anyone interested in the Spanish language. , its culture and the situation of Spanish on the Web
Mi Vida Loca- BBC UK
It is an online application with video and sounds that follows the stay of a young British tourist, tells us an adventure of suspense in Madrid.
You can print vocabulary, exercises and grammar practices at the end of each episode. Although the course is dedicated to English speakers, subtitles can be activated in Spanish to understand the teacher’s comments that are heard in English.
Basic Spanish Course:
Validated and Subsidized by the Ministry of Employment, with this elementary Spanish course for foreigners, students will learn the basics of Spanish. Greet, say goodbye, introduce yourself, ask for or give personal information.
Language Guide, a registered non-profit organization in the USA.
Explore the world of Spanish vocabulary in a sound integrated guide. Touch or place your cursor over an object, word, or phrase to hear it pronounced aloud. Prove your vocabulary mastery by completing challenges.
Centro didáctico de español. (DICE)
DICE’s blackboard – Free Spanish lessons online:
Very short video lessons. The idea behind is to offer a quick Spanish lesson in a couple of minutes.
DICE’s open book – Free Spanish lessons online.
Regarding the “Libro abierto” open book in Spanish, it is another weekly lesson that we offer at DICE Salamanca for you to improve. Sometimes, both the “Pizarra” and the “Libro abierto” offer the same lesson in a way to complete each other and have a better learning way.
Website that offers training materials related to grammatical issues, cultural materials, trailers…
Spanish grammar explained in English. The webpage also offers vocabulary and a full course of Spanish.
Description: This tool will allow you to conjugate Spanish verb infinitives. It is ideal for studying as well as completing high school and college Spanish class assignments.
Directions: Type the Spanish verb infinitive you wish to conjugate into the box above, and press conjugate.
An application to learn Spanish with all information in Spanish too.