Free Online Language Courses


Learn to Read Arabic ( – “These are a few very basic learn-to-read-the-alphabet lessons.”

Babel: Arabic ( – “From your online computer you will have lessons with sound as well as grammar lessons.”


Armenian ( ) – “Eastern Armenian lessons online.”

Armenipedia ( - "This section has a free Eastern Armenian Lessons Online book, which will enable English speakers to learn Armenian at their own pace.”


Rutgers Multimedia Chinese Teaching System ( – Chinese lessons from the State University of New Jersey.

Chinese Tools ( – "40 online lessons including reading, writing, modern vocabulary, grammar, examples and exercises.”


The French Tutorial ( – “The French Tutorial is a web-based step by step lesson covering basics, pronunciation, but also grammar, vocabulary and everyday French. It offers audio support for better oral comprehension, a table of contents and an index for faster searches.”

French Language Course ( – “The following French course is intended to allow you to understand written French (newspapers, articles, magazines, signs on the road during your next trip in France, etc.) and to write a letter to a French friend or correspondent.”

French Assistant ( – “Our unique site enables you to practice in the background on your computer while you get on with other things!”

Word Prof ( – “If you've ever been lost for words in a French exam or when traveling in France our interactive* web site will help you learn all the French vocabulary you need.”

Fluent French ( – How to achieve fluency once you speak the language.


German for Travelers ( – “Hundreds of high quality audio files.”

German for Beginners ( – Basic language lessons.

German for Everyone ( - Every course comes with 7 lessons and each lesson is further split into pages, a vocabulary section and an exercises section.


Foundation Stone ( - “A free and easy to use Java application for you to learn Hebrew.”

Biblia Hebrew ( – “Found on this site are notes from a graduate Biblical Hebrew Level I class taught by Dr. David Wallace.”

Alph-Bet ( – “The tutorials on this site are designed to reinforce vocabulary and spelling for beginning students of modern Hebrew.”

Learn to Read Hebrew ( – “Fun methods based on pictures to help you to learn to read Hebrew, like yesterday!”


Parliamo italiano! ( – “An Italian course for English speakers.”

The Italian Electronic Classroom ( – “Aimed at providing free on-line, useful information on difficult aspects of the Italian language to students, teachers, translators, writers.”


Free Japanese Lessons ( – “The goal of this page is to teach you the basics in a way that is, hopefully, easy to understand.”

Learn Japanese ( – “Provides the most comprehensive Japanese lessons on the web.”







Want more language learning? Take a look at the Peace Corps Language Courses Archive for lessons and audio content designed for international Peace Corps volunteers.

for more links to free language courses.