Saturday, April 28, 2012

Resources for foreign language tutors - BBC Language Tutors

BBC Languages is a great resource for students of languages. It's got audio and video courses for students of French, German, Spanish, Italian, Greek, Portugues, Chinese and so on.

As well, BBC Languages has got a web page for foreign language tutors. It's focus on tutors of French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Here, teachers can find different resources. You can find news and programmes online in the Foreign-language TV. Transcripts are available to download.

It's worth visiting the areas where you can read tips, guidelines and internet resources.

There's a forum where you can post your tips and read what other teachers say about teaching strategies.

Also, in order to get the latest, you can sign up the monthly BBC Languages newsletter that features current highlights from the Languages site.

Practice & learn languages

In Babelan, you can contact native speakers and practice foreign languages.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Learn Russian the Fun Way

Victoria is a Russian native speaker who also speaks English. She built Learn Russian the Fun Way, a blog that teaches you Russian.

She states in her blog: I do believe that learning a foreign language doesn’t need to be boring. It can be fun! This is why I am starting this blog – to make learning Russian fun and easy for you.

The blog is fun. It's got video lessons, posts about cultural topics, useful vocabulary, helpful hints about learning Russian, interesting links, phrases to get by in Russian and so on.

In additon, the blog has got a page with tasty recipies from Russia and Ukraine: Борщ, пельмени, блинчики... (do not miss it out).
Bellow you can watch a lesson from the blog: Colours in Russian. Enjoy!

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