City University of Hong Kong

Support for Learners of European Languages

Recommended Online Resources for Learners of French:

  1. Some French radio stations:
    https://radioenlignefrance.com/
  2. https://apprendre.tv5monde.com/en
    The website of TV5, the International French speaking channel. Hundreds of activities for French learners ranging from A1 to B2 level. App also available for free.
  3. https://www.lepointdufle.net/p/learnfrench.htm
    Thousands of links downloaded by French teachers around the world for activities and exercises including audio, grammar, vocabulary, phonetics, writing, culture, etc.
  4. https://www.lefigaro.fr/
    https://www.lemonde.fr/
    Two daily French newspapers.

Recommended Online Resources for Learners of German:

  1. PONS Dictionary, Free App for German
    Android:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pons.onlinedictionary&hl=en
    Apple:https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pons-translate/id577741918
  2. German for Beginners, Free Courses (Level A1 and higher)
    https://www.goethe.de/en/spr/ueb/dt1.html
    https://learngerman.dw.com/en/beginners/c-36519789
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/german/
  3. German for Intermediate and Advanced Learners, Free Courses (Levels A2 and higher)
    https://www.goethe.de/prj/dfd/en/home.cfm
    https://learngerman.dw.com/en/overview
  4. Commercial Language Learning Apps
    Babbel
    Android:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.babbel.mobile.android.en&hl=en_US
    Apple:https://apps.apple.com/us/app/babbel-language-learning/id829587759
    Duolingo
    Android:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.duolingo&hl=en
    Apple:https://apps.apple.com/us/app/duolingo-language-lessons/id570060128
  5. Study and research in Germany
    https://www.daad.de/en/
    https://www.studying-in-germany.org/

Recommended Online Resources for Learners of Spanish:

  1. APPS:
    Duolingo, Busuu, Babel or Memrise.
  2. Webs and blogs:
    Android:https://studyspanish.com/
    Apple:https://apps.apple.com/us/app/pons-translate/id577741918
    Blog de español
    http://saysomething.com/
    https://aprenderespanol.org/
  3. TV and series:
    RTVE
    https://www.bbc.com/mundo
    Netflix or HBO
  4. Dictionaries and others:
    RAE
    Wordreference
    http://www.ataun.net/, free on line library
    Spanishpodcast