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Week 3: Finding and evaluating language learning resources

Introduction

This week of the course is written by Fernando Rosell-Aguilar.

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Figure 1 Fernando Rosell-Aguilar, author of Week 3.

So far, you have looked at motivation, setting realistic goals, and hopefully also gained a better understanding of what it means to learn a language. This week I will show you ways to find useful resources to support your language learning and present a framework to evaluate the resources you find according to your own individual learning needs.

By the end of this week, you should be able to:

  • find resources for learning languages
  • understand the different sorts of resources you can use
  • choose and evaluate resources for language learning.