Language Learning Resources

Italian with Ease - ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio 
Level - Beginner
Description - Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. Italian with Ease ASSiMiL

ItalianPod 101

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Level - Beginner intermediate, advanced
Description - This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.
ItalianPod 101

italian - LingQ

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Level - Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Description - LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content provided by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing.  Italian LingQ (affiliate link)

News in Slow Italian

Type of Resource - Transcripts & Audio
Level - Beginner Intermediate
Description - A subscription service that primarily offers streaming news stories at a level and speed that is level-appropriate for language learners. Covers a wide variety of topics and content types.  News in Slow Italian

Yabla Italian

Type of Resource - Audio, Video
Level - Beginner, Intermediate, advanced
Description - Yabla is a platform that offers video authentic video content at all levels and a variety of features that allow you to engage with the video content in a fun, interactive, and effective way. Yabla Italian

Super Easy Italian

Type of Resource - Audio-visual
Level - Beginner
Description - The Super Easy Languages series offers real spoken Italian but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and Italian). A great audiovisual resource for beginners.
Super Easy Italian

Easy Italian

Type of Resource - Audio-visual
Level - Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Description - The Easy Languages series offers real spoken Italian, with live interviews done with random people on the street. The videos touch upon a huge variety of dialogues and come with dual-language subtitles (in English and Italian). Great for intermediate-advanced learners.
Easy Italian

Learn Italian with Lucrezia

Type of Resource - Audio-visual

Level - Intermediate-advanced
Description - This is a YouTube channel where Roman Lucrezia Oddone makes us discover Italian, Italy, and its culture through lively vlogs. Everything is in Italian.. Learn Italian with Lucrezia

Italiano Automatico

Type of Resource - Audio-visual
Level - Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Description - This is a platform created by fellow Italian Polyglot Alberto Arrighini, and offers a deluge of materials all in Italian in PDF’s, audio files, and videos to learn!.
 
Italiano Automatico

Podcast Italiano

Type of Resource - Audio
Level - Beginner, intermediate
Description - This podcast is mainly about small dialogues and grammar explanations in slow and clear Italian. Katie and Matte produce real good-quality stuff for beginners and intermediate learners. 
 Podcast Italiano

5 Minute Italian Podcast

Type of Resource - Audio

Level - Beginner, intermediate
Description - This podcast is mainly about small dialogues and grammar explanations in slow and clear Italian. Katie and Matte produce real good-quality stuff for beginners and intermediate learners  5 Minute Italian Podcast

French with Ease - ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description - Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. 
 French with Ease ASSiMiL

FrenchPod101

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Level - Beginner intermediate, advanced
Description -
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. FrenchPod 101

French - LingQ

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Level - Beginner, intermediate, advanced
Description - LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content provided by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing.  FrenchLingQ

News in Slow French

Type of Resource - Transcripts & Audio
Level - Beginner Intermediate
Description - A subscription service that primarily offers streaming news stories at a level and speed that is level-appropriate for language learners. Covers a wide variety of topics and content types.  News in Slow French 

Français Authentique

Type of Resource - Audio, Video
Level - Beginner, Intermediate, advanced
Description - Y

INNER FRENCH

Type of Resource - Video
Level - Beginner, Intermediate, advanced
Description - Y

EASY French

Type of Resource - Video
Level - Intermediate, Advanced

Description -The Easy Languages series offers real, spoken French, with live interviews done with random people on the street. The videos touch upon a huge variety of dialogues and come with dual-language subtitles (in English and French). Great for intermediate-advanced learners.. Easy French

SPANISH with Ease - ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description - Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. 
 Spanish with Ease ASSiMiL

SpanishPod 101

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
DescriptionThis site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. SpanishPod 101

SPANISH LINGQ

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
DescriptionLingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing.   SpanishPod 101

News in Slow Spanish

Type of ResourceTranscripts & Audio
Leve
Beginner, Intermediate
DescriptionA subscription service that primarily offers streaming news stories at a reading level and speed that is level-appropriate for language learners. Covers a wide variety of topics and content types. News in Slow Spanish

Spanish with Vicente

Type of Resource - Video
Leve
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
DescriptionA series of 150+ videos designed to help learners with any and all aspects of Spanish learning. Covers grammar, vocabulary, culture, the DELE certification exam, and much more. Spanish with Vicente

Radio Ambulante

Type of Resource - Video
Leve
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
DescriptionA podcast developed by American media organization NPR, featuring a wide variety of interesting stories in Spanish, all about Latin America and latinoamericans. Radio Ambulante

Super Easy Spanish

Type of Resource - Video
Leve
Beginner
DescriptionThe Super Easy Languages Series offers real, spoken Spanish but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and Spanish). A great video resource for beginners. Super Easy Spanish

Easy Spanish

Type of Resource - Video
Leve
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
DescriptionThe Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners. Easy Spanish

German with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description - Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. 
 German with Ease ASSiMiL

GermanPod101

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
termediate, Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. GermanPod101

German LingQ

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - In
termediate - Advanced
Description -
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing. German LingQ

News in Slow German

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner- In
ermediate
Description -
 A subscription service that primarily offers streaming news stories at a reading level and speed that is level-appropriate for language learners. Covers a wide variety of topics and content types. News in Slow German

Super Easy German

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description -  Super Easy Languages series offers real spoken German but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and German). A great video resource for beginners.   Super Easy German

Easy German

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner- In
ermediate - Advanced
Description -
 The Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners. Easy German

Top-Thema (DW)

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Low In
ermediate
Description -
 A free website by Deutsche Welle that offers 2-3 minute news-based podcasts with transcripts, covering a wide range of topics. The website for each podcast also features tools for learning new vocabulary and testing your comprehension of each podcast’s content. Top-Thema (DW)

Russian with Ease

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description - Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. 
 Russian with Ease

RussianPod 101

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. RussianPod 101

Russian LingQ

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing. Russian LingQ

News in Slow Russian

Type of ResourceTranscripts & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate
Description
A subscription service that primarily offers streaming news stories at a reading level and speed that is level-appropriate for language learners. Covers a wide variety of topics and content types. News in Slow Russian

Super Easy Russian

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner
Description
The Super Easy Languages series offers real spoken Russian but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and Russian). A great video resource for beginners.Super Easy Russian

Easy Russian

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
The Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners.  Easy Russian 

Russian Podcast

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Low and high Intermediate
Description
A massive collection of free podcasts created by founder and interpreter Tatiana Klimova with easily downloadable transcripts and audio. The website also features a blog with interesting bilingual Russian-English articles, and a VIP area (called “Russian Dacha”) with additional materials and learning content. Russian Podcast

Russian Progress

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
A video series created by Russian native speaker and polyglot Artem, devoted completely to providing learners of Russian with clear, native Russian content. Russian Progress

Polish with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. **Assimil Polish is NOT available in English at this time**  Polish with Ease ASSiMiL

PolishPod101

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. PolishPod101

Polish LingQ

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing. Polish LingQ

Super Easy Polish

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner
Description
The Super Easy Languages series offers real spoken Polish but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and Polish). A great video resource for beginners.  Super Easy Polish

Easy Polish

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner  - Inermediate - Advanced
Description
The Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners.  EASY POLISH

Real Polish

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Low and high intermediate
Description
A massive collection of podcasts created by Polish native Piotr, all built with comprehensible input in mind. Piotr also explains vocabulary and grammar where necessary. You can find additional text and video materials on the Real Polish website. Real Polish

Polski Daily

Type of Resource - Video 
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced 
Description
A huge quantity of material in audio, video and PDF material created by Paulina, a Polish native speaker. Polski Daily

Hungarian with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description - Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. 
 Hungarian with Ease ASSiMiL

HungarianPod101

Type of ResourceTextbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. HungarianPod101

Easy Hungarian

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
The Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners. Easy Hungarian

Easy Hungarian - Bits of Hungarian

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Low and high Intermediate
Description
A free trove of useful resources for Hungarian learners, where you can find detailed information on Hungarian grammar and vocabulary, as well as Hungarian texts with comprehension quizzes. Easy Hungarian - Bits of Hungarian

Hungarian with Sziszi

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate
Description
Sziszi is an enthusiastic Hungarian teacher who offers many interesting videos in Hungarian, all with dual Hungarian-English subtitles. The videos typically cover various aspects of Hungarian language and culture. On Sziszi’s website you can join her “conversation club sessions”, and access other great material for language learners. Hungarian with Sziszi

Greek with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
Description: Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages.
**Assimil for Greek is available ONLY in French and German**. 
Greek with Ease ASSiMiL

GreekPod101

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app. GreekPod101

Greek LingQ

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing. Greek LingQ

Super Easy Greek

Type of Resource - Video 
Leve - Beginner
Description
The Super Easy Languages series offers real spoken Greek but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and Greek). A great video resource for beginners. Super Easy Greek

Easy Greek

Type of Resource - Video 
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
he Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners.  Easy Greek

The Online Greek Tutor

Type of Resource - Video 
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate 
Description
The Online Greek Tutor offers a wide variety of interesting videos, with simple grammar explanations all delivered in native Greek. The Online Greek Tutor

Learning Greek Podcasts From the Hellenic American Union 

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Low intermediate 
Description
This is a free collection of simple podcasts detailing the daily life situations of Greek people.  Learning Greek Podcasts From the Hellenic American Union

Brazilian Portuguese with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description -  
Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. Brazilian Portuguese with Ease ASSiMiL

Portuguese (from Portugal) with Ease ASSiMiL:

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages.
** For Portuguese from Portugal, Assimil is available ONLY in French** 
Portuguese (from Portugal) with Ease ASSiMiL:

PortuguesePod101

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description -
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.   PortuguesePod101

Portuguese LingQ

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing. LingQ offers a series of podcasts both in continental and Brazilian Portuguese.  Portuguese LingQ

Semantica

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner
Description
Semantica is a website which offers language lessons is the form of short and engaging stories, accompanied with explanations and grammar notes.  Semantica

Dutch with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
ssimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages.  Dutch with Ease ASSiMiL

DutchPod 101

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.    DutchPod 101

Dutch LingQ

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing.     Dutch LingQ

Chinese with Ease ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages. Bear in mind that for Mandarin Chinese, Assimil offers two volumes (Vol. 1 and Vol. 2), as well as an additional stand-alone volume that shows you how to hand write the first 800 most common Chinese Characters.Chinese with Ease ASSiMiL

ChineseClass 101 

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.   ChineseClass 101

Mandarin Chinese LingQ

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
LingQ is a subscription-based language learning website that provides a wealth of audio and written content created by a broad community of language learners. You can pick and choose the content that suits your level and interests, or create and/or upload your own. As you use the LingQ interface to review content, you’ll distinguish between target language words you already know, words you haven’t learned yet, and words you’ve recently learned, called “LingQs”, which are stored in a dictionary/flashcard system for future reviewing. LingQ offers a ton of material in Mandarin Chinese.    Mandarin Chinese LingQ

Yabla Chinese

Type of Resource - Audio & Video 
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
Yabla is a platform that offers interactive video content in a variety of languages and for learners of all levels.      Yabla Chinese

Easy Mandarin

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced
Description -  
The Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners.  Easy Mandarin

YoYo Chinese

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced
Description -  
A series of interesting and informative videos, delivered both in Mandarin Chinese and English. YoYo Chinese

Happy China

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced
Description -  
A series developed by the China Central Television network. Each video features two presenters—a Chinese native and a fluent foreigner—who present a variety of Chinese cultural topics to the viewing audience. The videos also come with dual-language Chinese-English subtitles.  Happy China

Happy Chinese

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced
Description -  
A TV series following the (fictional) story of Susan, an American woman who is meeting her new “Chinese family” as she visits China for the first time. The series is aimed at advanced learners, though since it comes with clear grammar and vocabulary explanations, it can be beneficial for beginners and intermediate learners as well. Happy Chinese

Mandarin Corner

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate
Description -  
his is a great YouTube channel that covers a wide variety of Chinese cultural content in a comprehensible way. Here, you’ll find grammar explanations, live conversations, interactive videos and much more. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and Mandarin Chinese. Mandarin Corner

Le Thaï ASSiMiL

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
Assimil is a French company that creates small, portable coursebooks with bilingual dialogues, clear grammar explanations, and audio files completely in the target language. This is Luca’s favorite resource with which to start learning foreign languages.
**Assimil for Thai is available ONLY in French**
  Le Thaï ASSiMiL

ThaiPod101

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediatet - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.ThaiPod101

Jcademy

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
This is an online learning portal founded by the polyglot Stuart Jay Raj, whose linguistic career focuses mainly on Southeast Asian languages. This resource is really useful if you’re tackling tones for the first time. Here, you’ll find a lot of material about the Thai spoken and written language, (including a “Consonant Compass” created by Stu himself) Thai culture, colloquial language, and slang. Jcademy

Learn Thai From a White Guy

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner  - Intermediate
Description
Online lessons with an interesting technique to help you remember and understand Thai consonants, tones, and pronunciation in a short period of time. There are detailed written explanations of words, syllables, and vowels, and clear comparisons with English to make it easy for any English speaker to understand. The lessons are similar in format to an online textbook, with interactive tools (including flash cards) to help you memorize Thai sounds and vocabulary. Learn Thai From a White Guy

Thai Language

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate
Description
This is a comprehensive online resource for learning the Thai language: you will find lessons, forums, a dictionary with an excellent search criteria, and Thai language reference materials.Thai Language

Pickup Thai Podcast

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
Here you will find fun and interactive audio lessons that will help you speak authentic and natural-sounding Thai. The podcast was created by two native Thai teachers, who divide their lessons in “Creamy Coconut” (beginner), “Sweet Green” (intermediate) and “Spicy Red” (advanced) levels. Every podcast comes with a PDF transcript with both Thai script and transliterated version.Pickup Thai Podcast

KoreanClass 101

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app.  KoreanClass 101

Iyagi - Beginner

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Beginner
Description
A series of 10 beginner-level conversations in full, authentic Korean, and transcribed into English and Korean. Each conversation comes with an accompanying lesson and lesson notes.  Iyagi

iyagi - intermediate

Type of Resource - Text & Audio
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced 
Description
A series of 145 intermediate- and advanced-level conversations in full, authentic Korean, and transcribed into English and Korean. IYAGI - INTERMEDIATE

Super Easy Korean

Type of Resource - Video
Leve - Beginner
Description
The Super Easy Languages series offers real spoken Korean but delivered in a slow, clear way, and with dual subtitles (in English and Korean). A great video resource for beginners.  Super Easy Korean

Easy Korean

Type of Resource - Video 
Leve - Intermediate - Advanced 
Description
The Easy Languages series offers a multitude of authentic street interviews with native speakers on a wide variety of topics. All videos feature dual-language subtitles in English and the target language. Great for intermediate-advanced learners. Easy Korean

JapanesePod101

Type of Resource - Pdf & Audio, App, Website 
Leve - Beginner - Intermediate - Advanced (N5 to N2)
Description
This site is part of the “Innovative Languages” group of membership sites. Each language-specific site is a massive collection of audio and video lessons that cover all levels of language skill, though exactly what you get depends on your membership tier. The lessons come with extensive grammar explanations and cultural notes. The resources are fully downloadable, however you can also access them via browser or mobile device/app  .JapanesePod101

Genki I & Genki II

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner - False beginner - Upper beginner (N5 to N4) 
Description
A highly series of textbooks for learning elementary Japanese through a well-balanced approach to all four language skill areas—speaking, listening, reading, and writing. A popular starting textbook for independent and classroom-based learners alike.  Genki I & Genki II

Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese (Learning through Content and Multimedia)

Type of Resource - Textbook, Audio, Website, Pdf
Leve - Pre-intermediate - Intermediate (N3 - N2+) 
Description
An intermediate-level Japanese textbook designed to develop the 4 language skills through the study of a variety of different topics from Japanese geography and history to pop culture. The textbook is accompanied by the Tobira website, which offers a wide variety of multimedia materials that can help you improve every aspect of your burgeoning Japanese skills. Tobira: Gateway to Advanced Japanese (Learning through Content and Multimedia)

Tobira: Power Up Your Kanji

Type of Resource - Textbook & Audio
Leve
Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate (N3 - N3+)
Description -
A complement to the initial Tobira textbook that focuses on helping you learn all of the Kanji that are featured in the initial volume.Tobira: Power Up Your Kanji

Tobira Grammar Power: Exercises for Mastery

Type of ResourceTextbook, Audio, Website, PDF
LevePre-Intermediate, Intermediate (N3 - N3+)
DescriptionAnother complement to the Tobira textbook, this book is designed to help you familiarize yourself with the grammar structures introduced in the initial text, as well as expand your understanding.Tobira Grammar Power: Exercises for Mastery

Shin Kanzen Master

Type of Resource -Textbook & Audio
Leve - Upper Beginner to Advanced (N4 to N1)
DescriptionA collection of language books designed to help you develop the skillset necessary to take the JLPT exams, which are the most popular certification exams available for the Japanese language. This series covers Japanese skill levels N4 through N1; there is no current Shin Kanzen text available for the N5 level. Shin Kanzen Master

Sou Matome

Type of ResourceTextbook & Audio
Leve - Beginner to Advanced (N5 to N1)
Description - A book series developed to provide all the knowledge required to pass the JLPT exams from levels N5 to N1. Each program requires between six and eight weeks, and each level includes from one to five books. Sou Matome

Basic Kanji Book

Type of ResourceTextbook
LeveBeginner, False Beginners, Upper Beginners (N5-N4)
DescriptionThis popular book takes a systematic and practical approach to the learning of Kanji, helping you gain practical use of 500 fundamental Kanji characters. Basic Kanji Book

Kana From Zero!

Type of ResourceTextbook
Leve - Beginner, False Beginners, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate (N5-N3+)
DescriptionThis book focuses on helping you learn two of the three Japanese scripts—Hiragana and Katakana. Kana From Zero!

Kanji From Zero!

Type of ResourceTextbook
LeveBeginner, False Beginners, Upper Beginners (N5-N4)
DescriptionKanji From Zero! builds on the foundational skills developed in Kana From Zero! (a mastery of Hiragana and Katakana), and helps you begin learning Kanji characters. The book itself promotes learning Kanji in a culturally relevant way, rather than the purely academic way so often promoted in schools.Kanji From Zero!

Japanese From Zero! (1-5)

Type of ResourceTextbook
LeveBeginner, False Beginners, Upper Beginners (N5-N4)
DescriptionA series of textbooks intended to teach Japanese grammar, phrases, vocabulary (and more), covering the needs to learners through the beginner level. Japanese From Zero! (1-5)

Remembering the Kanji

Type of ResourceTextbook
LeveAll Levels
Description - This book series teaches James Heisig’s special system for learning the 3,000 most frequent Kanji to students of the Japanese language.Remembering the Kanji

Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication

Type of ResourceTextbook & Audio
LeveBeginner, False Beginners, Upper Beginner (N5-N4)
DescriptionThis book aims to help learners grasp Japanese syntax through gradually and efficiently teaching 142 essential Japanese sentence patterns, all of which are useful in authentic conversation in Japanese.  Japanese Sentence Patterns for Effective Communication

Dogen

Type of ResourceVideo
Leve - All. levels 
Description -
Dogen is a highly-advanced speaker of Japanese who teaches Japanese phonetics, pitch-accent and pronunciation. He also produces comedic skits about topics related to Japanese modern and traditional culture. Dogen

Matt vs. Japan

Type of ResourceVideo
Leve - All. levels 
Description
Like Dogen, Matt has reached a near-native level in Japanese. On his channel you will find many videos on how to reach a high level in Japanese through Matt’s tried and tested SRS-based learning methodology. Matt vs. Japan

JapanesePod101

Type of ResourceVideo
Leve - All. levels 
Description
A channel full of high-quality videos related to the JapanesePod101 website. The series covers a wide range of topics and skills levels. In particular, it features a fantastic series on learning Kana.  JapanesePod101

Japanese Pitch Accent & Pronunciation Training (Dogen)

Type of ResourceVideo
Leve - All. levels 
Description - 
Dogen’s Patreon video series teaches advanced Japanese pronunciation and intonation concepts in easy to understand terms. Dogen’s lessons will definitely help you take your spoken Japanese to the next level.

NATIVSHARK

Type of ResourceSoftware
Leve - All. levels 
Description - 
Simple and straightforward. "I have studied Japanese on and off for over 20 years, but I have never seen such a concise, well thought out, easy to follow and relevant lesson with real world examples that can be used daily".  (Jim K)  Nativshark

News in low japanese

Type of Resourcewebsite
Leve - Beginner
Description - 
  News in low Japanese


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