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Spanish:

http://www.studyspanish.com/

If you want to speak Spanish conversationally or get a better grade in your Spanish class, this site is one way to do it. There are three distinct areas that you can work on:
Grammar: There are over 100 separate grammar topics and you can study each topic before it is covered in class and do the "free" activities.
Vocabulary: The most powerful tool for learning vocabulary is the simple flashcard -- 3 X 5 cards with Spanish on one side and English on the other.
Oral Proficiency: There is only one way to improve your oral proficiency: you must practice speaking out loud and at normal conversational volume!

http://www.esfacil.eu/

¡Es fácil! helps you to learn and improve your grammar, practice verb conjugations, and offers various ways to exercise your Spanish skills. Learn about word stress, numbers, time, days, weeks and more. Es fácil! offers complete verb conjugation tables of more than one thousand Spanish verbs. Enter or look up a verb in the categories. This site also offers complete verb conjugation tables of more than one thousand Spanish verbs. Enter or look up a verb in the categories.

http://www.aprenderespanol.org/

This is a Spanish website with hundreds of exercises to learn Spanish online. Vocabulary, verbs, and grammar are the three categories to choose from, and each category has three levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. 

http://www.uni.edu/becker/Spanish3.html

A website designed for students of Spanish and their teachers, Spanish language, Spanish online, translation, verbs, lesson, basic words and a very wide variety of resources. It is basically a site full of links for other sites.

The following are some very good Spanish-English and English-Spanish dictionaries and free text translation websites:

http://www.spanishdict.com/

http://123teachme.com/

 


French:

http://www.lsfrench.com/beginners2.html

This site has it all. There are 26 lessons organized by categories, and each lesson includes vocabulary words, grammar, quizzes, pictures, audio, and fun games to help your learning.

http://www.ielanguages.com/french.html

Learn French online for free with ielanguages.com. It has phrases, vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, and listening resources. Recordings of mp3s were done by a native speaker of French. For the vocabulary lists, there are audio flashcards [French to English and English to French] with a flash mp3 player in each "card," so you can listen to the pronunciation of the words as you study. The exercises can be matching, multiple choice or fill in the blank and they will as the flashcards, open in a new window.

http://www.freetranslation.com/

This is a great text translation website.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/french/

This interactive website helps you learn French. You can test yourself, play learning games, learn from French TV and radio programs, and subscribe to a feed to receive a new French phrase every day! It is great for beginner and intermediate levels.

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/languages/Frenchdictionary.html

This is the English - French version of a Picture Dictionary with links. It has 1,429 illustrated dictionary entries! Click on a letter and you'll see words that start with that letter. The word on the top is in English, and the word directly under it is in French. Click on a picture or an underlined word, and you will get directed to a web page related to that specific word. This is a great website for visual learners!

http://french.about.com/od/tests/French_Tests.htm

Take your pick of French tests on French grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension, as well as culture, study habits, and more. Each test has a link to a lesson on that subject or skill, so you can review when necessary.

http://www.uni.edu/becker/french31.html

A website designed for students of French and their teachers, French language, translation, verbs, lessons, basic words, and a very wide variety of resources. It is basically a site full of links for other sites.