Thursday, October 30, 2014

Learning through Pen Pals

At the LRC, we strive to bring as much diversity in languages as possible, from Hindi to Korean to Arabic. Although we have numerous books, language learning programs, and mentors, we recognize that another really important way to master and keep a language is to colloquially use it often.  

Online language partners:
There are a plethora of online communities where you can find people who you can connect with and talk to in different languages. All of these allow you to filter for people who speak certain languages that you would like to learn and who would like to learn the languages that you speak. Also, most allow you to sort through the list of people with additional preferences such as age, gender, and location (time zone).  This way, there is an equal exchange.
Without further ado, here are some of the various sites we have gathered that allow you to do that: