Mango is an online language learning resource which includes a variety of resources to help students learn practical conversation skills for languages spoken all around the world. Lessons include strategically placed memory-building exercises to help users remember what they are learning in addition to critical thinking exercises, which help them to intuitively understand the language and adapt it to similar conversations. Follow the link to create an account with Mango to get started. Includes access to the Mango Languages App (available on iTunes or Google Play).
BBC - Languages
This website offers free tools for learning a new language. Learn essential phrases in 36 languages; take a self-paced online beginner's course in French, German, Spanish, or Italian; also offers a "phrase of the day" and foreign-language TV.
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