Thursday, April 16, 2009

Cool Tools Episode 49 Podcast: Livemocha

This podcast discusses how knowledge of a foreign language is important for librarians, and how Livemocha can help. Livemocha is a fun and interactive way to learn a new language using in-depth instruction, conversational tools and exercises with the help of native speakers, and motivation to continue.

To begin, take a placement exam and then continue on to lessons at the appropriate level. Livemocha incorporates social networking into the learning process by allowing members to offer comments and advice on each student’s work both written and audio. You can practice with a native speaker in the Livemocha chat area. Livemocha is an entertaining and innovative way to learn a new language. For more information visit

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