Resources › For Students and Parents Free Online Language Courses Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents Distance Learning Online College Online High School Online Public Schools Free Courses Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Admissions College Life Graduate School Business School Law School View More By Jamie Littlefield Education Expert M.A., Education, Claremont Graduate University B.A., English, Brigham Young University Jamie Littlefield is a writer, instructional designer, and teacher of high school and college distance education courses. Her work has appeared in Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and more. our editorial process Jamie Littlefield Updated June 19, 2017 Want to learn a new language? The internet has a number of high-quality distance learning language courses. Best of all, many non-credit courses can be taken for free. Arabic Learn to Read Arabic (www.arabicreadingcourse.com) – “These are a few very basic learn-to-read-the-alphabet lessons.” Babel: Arabic (i-cias.com/babel/arabic/index.htm) – “From your online computer you will have lessons with sound as well as grammar lessons.” Armenian Armenipedia (www.armeniapedia.org/index.php?title=Armenian_Lessons) - "This section has a free Eastern Armenian Lessons Online book, which will enable English speakers to learn Armenian at their own pace.” Chinese Rutgers Multimedia Chinese Teaching System (Chinese.rutgers.edu) – Chinese lessons from the State University of New Jersey. Chinese Tools (www.chinese-tools.com) – "40 online lessons including reading, writing, modern vocabulary, grammar, examples and exercises.” French The French Tutorial (www.frenchtutorial.com) – “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 (www.jump-gate.com/languages/french/) – “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.” Word Prof (www.wordprof.com) – “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.” German German for Travelers (www.learngermanonline.org/german-for-travellers) – “Dozens of free online resources.” German for Beginners (www.deutschakademie.de/online-deutschkurs/english) – "The largest free German online course." Hebrew Foundation Stone (foundationstone.com.au) - “A free and easy to use Java application for you to learn Hebrew.” Biblia Hebrew (www.bible101.org/hebrew) – “Found on this site are notes from a graduate Biblical Hebrew Level I class taught by Dr. David Wallace.” Alph-Bet (darkwing.uoregon.edu/~ylcflx/Aleph-Bet) – “The tutorials on this site are designed to reinforce vocabulary and spelling for beginning students of modern Hebrew.” Learn to Read Hebrew (www.cartoonhebrew.com) – “Fun methods based on pictures to help you to learn to read Hebrew, like yesterday!” Italian Parliamo italiano! (www.oneworlditaliano.com/english/italian/italian-course-free-online.htm) – "Take the free 37 unit Italian course." The Italian Electronic Classroom (www.locuta.com/eclass.html) – “Aimed at providing free on-line, useful information on difficult aspects of the Italian language to students, teachers, translators, writers.” Japanese Free Japanese Lessons (www.freejapaneselessons.com) – “The goal of this page is to teach you the basics in a way that is, hopefully, easy to understand.” Learn Japanese (www.learn-japanese.net) – “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.