The language lab is open for fall quarter. You can see our tutoring schedule under the tutoring tab.
The Ministry of Education of Spanish hosts many pages on a diverse array of topics. One such page is La Vie En Rose as sang by Edith Piaf. On there you will find an audio recording, and an fill-in the blank exercise for the lyrics.
MyTeacherPages.com hosts resources for Olympia High School’s 1st through 4th year French classes.
TF1 is a French language channel. It is great if you want full immersion. Video content may not be available in the US.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has various resources to improve your French skills. Videos that load through the BBC iPlayer may not be available to use outside of the UK. Until a pay service is offered, you will have to find another way. Some options to research: purchasing access to a virtual private network located in the UK; proxy servers within the UK that will provide video access; TOR (The Onion Router – most difficult).
Radio France Internationale has a portion of their site dedicated to learning French.
Channel 2 in France hosts daily TV news shows online. They also have many other interesting things to watch.
China: Its Language and Culture will be offered in the summer of 2011. It allows students to experience China, the second largest economy in the world. Through a short term study in Shanghai, a renowned international metropolis, students will participate in a summer program at the International School of Tongji University. The university experience will offer Chinese language classes, insight into Chinese culture; modern, traditional, urban, suburbs and rural life. Students will explore the blossoming artistic and cultural scenes in Shanghai and many other Chinese cities.
Monash University hosts an excellent Japanese-English and English-Japanese dictionary, a Kanji finder, and automated text glossing.
El País is an online version of a daily newspaper that covers a very broad range of issues. It is a great resource for anybody studying media, international politics, Spanish culture, or contemporary Spanish language.