Supplemental Resources for Distance Learning
Babbel takes a traditional approach to language learning. The classes are categorized into degrees of difficulty or types of learning. Also adding more depth to the lessons are the sections on culture, teaching students about the people and places where the language is indigenous. Students can learn vocabulary that is most relevant to their lives by choosing courses specific to travel, business, or other scenarios.
Duolingo is a platform that includes a language-learning website and mobile app, as well as a digital language-proficiency assessment exam.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Memrise is a language platform that uses spaced repetition of flashcards to increase the rate of learning. With courses in 16 languages, students can watch and learn real conversational language from native speakers and get a personalized learning experience that gives the learner just the right level of challenge to keep them motivated.