Transparent Languages Online (TLO) is a language learning resource featuring more than 80 languages. With TLO you can learn reading, writing, speaking and listening skills from a native speaker. There are also courses included for English as a second language. As it's all online there is no software to download and it's available 24/7 so just login and learn! Requires speakers, headphones and a microphone if you want to record yourself.
View a list of all available languages provided by TLO. Watch a demonstration of the website and its features here.
Universal Skills is an online resource providing over 30 guided learning hours of content. Subject covered include basic computer skills (mouse, keyboard, creating e-mail accounts), job search (create a CV and covering letters), Universal Job Match (create a personal account, job search and activity history). You can print out your own reports of activity that can be given to your advisors showing employability activity. All phrases have full human English speech that you can listen to as many times as you wish.
FutureLearn offers free online courses from the world's leading universities and institutions (including the British Council, the British Film Institute and the European Space Agency). Courses cover a broad and diverse range of subjects including science, language, teaching, history, literature and many more.
ALISON courses offers free online courses from the world's leading publishers. This collection of courses include over 300 courses in Computers, IT, Literacy, Languages, Health and Safety and Liberal Arts and Sciences. All these courses are available for free and are interactive; they contain audio, video, Adobe Flash, online quizzes and assessments. After successfully completing these courses, you will be able to download Certificate of Completion.