Foreign Languages

General Resources

Foreign Language Resources

Where to Look? Browse these Call Numbers

  • PC 2001 to PC 3761 – French.
    • PC 2065 – Study and teaching
    • PC 2640 – Dictionaries
  • PC 4001 to PC 4977 – Spanish
    • PC 4065 – Study and teaching
    • PC 4640 – Dictionaries

Selected Books in the Library


  • Beginning French for the Utterly Confused, 2003.
    Call number: PC 2129 .E5 M465 2003
  • French Demystified, 2007.
    Call number: PC 2112.5 .H46 2007
  • French Verb Drills, 3rd Edition, 2004.
    Call number: PC 2271 .D4 2004; also available as an e-book.
  • Improve Your French, 2003.
    Call number: PC 2129 .E5 A775 2003
  • Tune-up Your French: The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Spoken French, 2004.
    Call number: PC 2121 .S417 2004.


  • The Big Red Book of Spanish Grammar, 2008.
    Call number: PC 4112 .V37 2008.
  • The Everything Spanish Phrase Book: A Quick Reference for Any Situation, 2004.
    Call number: PC 4121 .L86 2004
  • Spanish Demystified, 2007.
    Call number: PC 4129 .E5 P58 2007.
  • Spanish Grammar the Easy Way, 2004.
    Call number: PC 4105 .C67 2004.
  • Webster’s New World 575+ Spanish Verbs, 2004.
    Call number: PC 4271 .P57 2004; also available as an e-book.

To find more items in the catalog, search for subject, “French language instruction” OR “Spanish language instruction”.

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Visit our eBook Collections for links to eBook Collection from EBSCOhost and other e-book collections. To find more items, search for subject “French language instruction” OR “Spanish language instruction”.

  • BBC Languages, offers instruction in multiple languages, with audio, video, interactive activities, and more. While the site indicates that it is no longer being updated, the content is still useful and free!
  • Dictionarist, an online talking dictionary, providing translations to and from 14 languages. Note that the word that is entered for translation is spoken, not the result.
  • Duolingo, offers “Free language education for the world,” including French, Spanish and other languages. Includes apps for Apple and Android. Sign-up is required, but it is FREE!
  • Français interactif: a French Program from University of Texas, Austin, with audio, video, and PDF downloads.
  • Learn a Language, a FREE comprehensive guide to learning eight foreign languages including French and Spanish. Includes resources on grammar, common phrases, alphabet, cultural information, and more.
  • Microsoft Translator, provides translations between 44 languages.
  • PROMT-Online, includes free downloads, dictionary, text-to-speech, etc.
  • Study Spanish, offers free Spanish tutorials at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

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