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Credo Reference - Bilingual Dictionaries
Search bilingual French, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, and Welsh dictionaries.

Web of Online Dictionaries
An exceptional site sponsored by Bucknell University.  Links to dictionaries of many diverse languages

Encyclopedia of the languages of Europe
REF P380 .E53 1998

Resources by Language

Chinese

McGraw-Hill's Chinese Dictionary and Guide to 20,000 Essential Words
REF PL 1455 .H7957 2010

Oxford Beginner's Chinese Dictionary
REF PL 1455 .O925 2006

French

Collins French Dictionary

Oxford Hachette French Dictionary
REF PC 2640 .O83 2007

German

Collins German Dictionary

Oxford Duden German Dictionary
REF PF 3640 .O94 2005

Italian

Collins Italian Dictionary

Dictionary of Italian Literature

Oxford Paravia Italian Dictionary
REF PC 1640 .O95 2006

Japanese

Basic Japanese-English Dictionary 2d ed.
REF PL 679 .B37 2004

Spanish

Collins Spanish Dictionary

Concise Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature

Oxford Spanish Dictionary
REF PC 4640 .O948 2008

Diccionario Real Academia Espanola

Powerspeak Languages
Self-paced language instruction on the web for Spanish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, English for Spanish speakers and English for Mandarin speakers.

Mango Languages
Quick web-based instruction in practical speaking skills.  

Duolingo
A free app that offers instruction in Spanish, French, Italian, German & Portuguese

Rosetta Stone
Interactive instruction in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and other languages.  Please contact the Language Learning Resource Center at llrc@smcvt.edu or 802.654.2381. 

French

Volterre-Fr
http://www.wfi.fr/volterre/
English and French Language Resources are offered at this site, maintained by Linda Thalman. The list of resources is very extensive for both English and French teachers alike, including links to sites about pen pals, software, study abroad sites, conferences and conversation groups.

Italian

Dante Dartmouth Project
http://dante.dartmouth.edu/
This site contains searchable text of the Divine Comedy as well as over seventy commentaries on the work spanning 700 years.

Italian Language Resource Center Web Links
http://college.hmco.com/languages/italian/
resources/students/links/index.html

This is supported by the college division of the publishing company Houghton Mifflin and offers a wide variety of links to resources.

Spanish

LANIC
http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/
The LANIC site is maintained by the University of Texas at Austin. These Latin American resources are categorized by country and subject, offering a large selection of possible links. One may, for example, select Venezuela and find links to Venezuelan business information, newspapers, magazines, politics and general information. These sites are useful in projects that call for students to create their own websites about Latin American culture.

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