Thursday, July 17, 2008

Learning English and other second languages

One of our websites, Learning Vocabulary Fun, has a significant international audience of people working (through playing) on their English.

A second point of departure for me is that my Time4Learning audience often asks about how to learn a foreign language.

The obvious online programs for learning foreign languages are Rosetta Stone & Power Glide but they are already marketed heavily. There are other choices. I don't know how good any of them are.

A new possibility is to do a combination of automated software with online tutors working thru one of the new organizations such as: or

It sounds like fun figuring out how to build a comprehensive system, safe and appropriate for homeschool children, to learn foreign languages online. This builds both from Learning Vocabulary Fun and our Homeschool Language Arts program.

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