* * * The FLRC was closed in June, 2002 - except for this site (kept by a volunteer).
* * * Some services are available at Herter 19, 545-2203.
* * * Feedback is appreciated. However, no new sites will be added after Feb 23, 2013.)
 
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UMASS LINKS
  • AIMS: AV, Distance Learning
  • Five College Center-Study of World Languages
  • Humanities & Fine Arts, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures (LLC)
  • International Programs Office
  • Learning Resource Center
  • Technology Resources
  • Thatcher Language House
  • Translation Center
  • UMass Directory/People Finder
  • UMASS Home Page

    VIDEO COLLECTIONS
  • East Asian Collection - W.E.B. Du Bois Library
  • Five College Film/Video Catalog
  • Jewish Heritage Videos
  • Language Departments have former FLRC videos
  • UMass Library Media Collection
  • Links & Favorites of the FORMER FLRC: 
  • Advising and Language Dept contact info
  • Computing
  • Copyright & Fair Use
  • Dictionaries and Translations
  • www.keyboardhelp.net Learn to make FL Characters/Accent Marks
  • Resources List: Title/location

  • Language and Media Links
  • Language Resources
  • NERALLT New England Regional Assoc of Language Laboratory Directors
  • Search the Web
  • Tutoring: French, Spanish. ESL. 259-2100
  • World Newspapers, IPL or Online Directory; Time; Radio/TV; Visas; Electricity; Phone Codes.

  • MORE
  • Weather   Western Mass. Web Guide   Software for Language Learning, NY Times Biz Section, 11-26-2006

    Language and Advising departments.   Area code is 413.
  • The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • Asian  545-0886 
  • Classics  545-0512
  • DEFA East German Cinema   545-6681
  • East Asian Collection  545-2728
  • ESL  545-2578
  • French/Italian  545-2314
  • Germanic  545-2350
  • Judaic/Near Eastern  545-2550
  • Supervised Independent Language Program 545-3453
  • Slavic  545-2052
  • Spanish/Portugese  545-2887
  • Undergraduate Advising and Academic Support Center
     
  • Center/Pre-Majors. (UAASC) 545-2191 
     
  • Counseling and Assessment Services 545 - 0333
  • Dictionaries-Translations (Please note that we have no control over external links, and thus can take no responsibility for their content.)
  • Language Portal - Including 28 dictionaries (15 English bilingual) plus synonyms, sample sentences, pronunciation etc.
  • thefreedictionary.com - Specialized dictionaries, Encyclopedia, Search Engine, and more.
  • yourdictionary.com - Over 250 languages.
  • Merriam Webster
  • AWAD - A Word A Day, with pronunciation. English. 
  • Vocabulary.com - Presents dictionary results in a unique way, with millions of sentence examples. English.
  • Bing Translator - Translations between many languages (may have been Yahoo Babelfish)
  • Translate PDF Files
  • Translate PDF Documents Without Learning Another Language
  • Immediate communication in 180 languages

  • Herter Hall on right
    (location of former FLRC)

    Language Resources
  • Five College collection of lessons
  • European Health Insurance Info for Students
  • Houghton Mifflin Resource Center Links
  • LanguageInteractive at VCU
  • Study Abroad Tips - especially Italy


  • Free Vocabulary Trainer in several languages. Learn the most frequent 5000 words.
  • ESL - Language Studies Abroad - Discover some 200 destinations throughout the world for learning a language abroad.
  • Learn English with over 300 Jokes and Riddles, suitable for all ages. Teaches culture, grammar and vocabulary.
  • Learn English Vocabulary and Learn English with Pictures
  • ESL - Using Internet Resources
  • English Grammar Help
  • NPR - All Things Considered has an archive which is good for advanced ESL listening.
  • Online audio for ESL
  • English is Tough Stuff - a poem about the clashing spellings or pronunciations in English. Scroll down a bit for start of poem.


  • Pimsleur Arabic - lesson plans, grammar guides and cultural articles
  • Intro to Arabs - and their culture
  • Integrated Chinese - web site for the text
  • Learn Chinese Free Online
  • Mandarin Chinese - accessible multimedia lessons and more
  • Foreign-Language Software - reviews
  • Language Courses Abroad - French courses in France, Chinese courses in China, Greek courses in Greece, or Italian courses in Italy
  • Goethe's poems - learn German by reading original texts
  • German lesson - Rotkšppchen, based on Little Red Riding Hood

  • Learn German - on the Internet
  • Pimsleur German - lesson plans, grammar guides and cultural articles


  • Dictionary - English-Japanese & Japanese-English, plus online translation & other tools.


  • Independent Spanish language schools
  • Learn Spanish in Spain and Latin America. Read the related blog.
  • Study Spanish in Spain
  • University of Madrid - study Spanish language, culture, and literature plus courses, in Spanish, such as arts, history, business and politics.
  • Internships in Spain
  • Language School in Spain
  • Medical Spanish - includes some free vocabulary, dictionary, pronunciation, and more
  • Globegate - many Spanish links
  • Spanish learning online - plus many radio station links
  • Learn Spanish - resource guide for students
  • Spanish Language Source - online directory of schools, U.S. and abroad.
  • Medical Spanish - for healthcare providers
  • Vocabulix - learn Spanish, German, English - free online
  • Loquella - learn Spanish, Chinese, French - free online
  • LearnSpanishFeelGood - over 150 free quizzes on various aspects of Spanish grammar and vocabulary
  • Pimsleur Spanish - lesson plans, grammar guides and cultural articles
  • BBC Spanish - many language resources
  • Language-related Computing
  • Abbreviations for country domain names such as .de for Germany
  • East Asian Computing, etc
  • Email "Manners"
  • Internet (hoaxes, html, images, etc)
  • Resources for faculty
    (Academic Computing)
  • OIT Software
  • OIT home page
  • Rich Text Format (RTF) & File Saving
  • Searching the web
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