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The Ultimate Homeschool Guide to FREE Foreign Language Resources

It can be fun (and challenging!) to learn a new language! It’s also great exercise for the brain, and it’s something you can do with your children. If you’re looking for a way to start learning a new language without investing a lot of money, we’re sharing educational sites, resources, and apps that have free offers going on right now. Now is the perfect time to try out some of these sites and resources while you can do it for free!

This is part of a series of FREE resources! To see the rest of the educational resources in this series, click here. 

Offers Multiple Languages

TalkBox Mom has two offers going on right now. Start talking in and understanding a foreign language while playing with a ball. Includes printable, native speaker audio, as well as two other activities. https://talkbox.mom/ball  They also have a phrase of the day weekly printable calendar and foreign language videos on Instagram. https://instagram.com/talkboxmom

Rosetta Stone is free to students for 3 months. https://www.rosettastone.com/freeforstudents/

DuoLingo https://www.duolingo.com/

Conjuguemos  Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin. https://conjuguemos.com/

Babbel courses K-College – free 3 months (Keep in mind that Babbel’s Spanish lessons teach some words that are spoken in Spain but not in Latin America.)

Memrise – 22 languages to learn https://www.memrise.com/

Sign Language

 Signing Time – Baby sign language and ASL  https://www.signingtime.com/

American Sign Language University is a resource for ASL students and teachers to help you learn and improve your signing. http://www.lifeprint.com/

http://www.signlanguage101.com/

https://www.signschool.com/

https://theaslapp.com/download

Spanish

Duolingo is a great website and app for beginner Spanish lessons. https://www.duolingo.com/

Babbel courses K-College – free 3 months (Keep in mind that Babbel’s Spanish lessons teach some words that are spoken in Spain but not in Latin America.)

RockaLingua Music Based Spanish Learning https://rockalingua.com/

The Spanish Experiment – https://www.thespanishexperiment.com/learn-spanish  They also have stories to listen to in Spanish.  https://www.thespanishexperiment.com/stories 

Difusion – Resources for Spanish practice https://www.difusion.com/campus/

https://spanish-educational-solutions.teachable.com/p/free-lessons-elementary-curriculum-and-program

Chinese

Chalk Academy – Chinese learning activities https://chalkacademy.com/

French

Duolingo is a great website and app for beginner French lessons. https://www.duolingo.com/

The French Experiment https://www.thefrenchexperiment.com/learn-french  They also have stories to listen to in French. https://www.thefrenchexperiment.com/stories

About the author

Trish

Trish is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms. She has been married to her best friend, David, for 22 years and they have three sons (ages 19, 17 and 15). Trish is from the coast of North Carolina, but they now live in rural West Tennessee on a 40+ acre farm. She has been homeschooling since 2009 and her homeschool style leans towards a Montessori approach with a heavy emphasis on hands-on learning. Trish’s family is Messianic and they love studying the Scriptures, learning Hebrew and growing in their faith and walk daily. In her spare time, Trish loves to travel, write, work in their garden and can regularly be found trying to learn something new, modeling that learning is indeed a life-long endeavor!

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Wendy

Wendy is one of the owners of Hip Homeschool Moms, Only Passionate Curiosity, and Love These Recipes. She married her high school sweetheart, Scott, 28 years ago, and they live in the South with their three children. Hannah, age 24, has autism and was the first homeschool graduate in the family. Noah, age 22, was the second homeschool graduate. Mary Grace, age 17, is the remaining homeschool student. Wendy loves working out and teaching Training for Warriors classes at her local gym. She also enjoys learning along with her family, educational travel, reading, and writing, and she attempts to grow an herb garden every summer with limited success.

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