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  • Transparent Language Online: Register at this site to enable the system to track your language-learning progress; mobile app also available.

Effective 8/18/2015, new users should register at and use this URL to access the site.
Users who created an account prior to 8/18 and wish to retain the record of the languages and units they completed prior to the change should use

Free resources:

  • EdX: The online learning site offers several courses in language instruction.
  • Livemocha: Livemocha is an online language learning community, offering free and paid online language courses in 35 languages to more than 9 million members from 195 countries around the world.
  • MightyVerse: Say anything, in any language, anywhere.

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