Whether you're enrolled in a class or would like to learn a language on your own, Language Learning Services in the Freedman Center has the resources you need to help you meet your learning goals.
Language Learning Services at the Freedman Center provides Case Western Reserve University students, staff, and faculty with multiple opportunities to learn languages and increase their cultural understanding.
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Our online resources include the Online Language Learning Center (OLLC), a virtual lab used by many courses in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. The OLLC provides learners with the ability to access language audio and video files wherever there is an Internet connection available.
Our two language learning and cultural exchange wikis provide a listing of online language learning sites, links to international media, and other links of interest to language learners, international students, and all those who enjoy experiencing international cultures. Learners are encouraged to help us keep these wikis current and informative. Please add your own favorite language learning site, foreign radio or TV program, or announce an upcoming international event!
CWRU-users only. You will need to log-in to VPN or CaseWireless to access this resource.
Mango Language Learning Center is an online language-learning system provided through OhioLINK that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. It also offers English language lessons if English is not your first language. The system is divided into modules that have clear goals related to conversation and pronunciation. It uses a variety of teaching methods including flashcards, repetition, and cultural notes. It also contains a translation feature. Click the Start Learning button to try it out or create a free Mango profile to log in and track your progress. You will need Java and Flash to use Mango.