Information about our Language Pages
- Links To Language Resources.
Our language pages have links to websites that offer free
online-lessons, translation dictionaries and automatic translation
websites. We also link to some sites that offer commercial language
products such as phrasebooks, dictionaries and language learning
software. We also will usually link you directly to the
page on some popular language resource sites for that language. We have
our standard set of language sites and usually try to find some
other language sites as well especially when our standard language
sites have no coverage for the language. External links always
open in a new window.
- Links To Place Page.
Each language page has a link to our place pages where the language
- Language Toolbars.
Each major language page will have a
Language Toolbar in addition to links to a standard set of
comprehensive language sites that have information for the language.
Some of the Language pages for lesser-known languages with have a
Language Lite Toolbar. These toolbars make it easy to find useful language information for
tourists and travelers.
We have a page for
a major language of each country and other places we have
information for on our website.
The fact that we list a
language that is being disputed as to whether it is a
separate language or a dialect of another language does not mean we are making a political
statement. We just want to help people learn a few words and phrases
of the places they visit.
External links always open in
a new window.
Language Names. The common name for a
language is used instead of the official name because that is
the one you will most likely know. If a language has changed its name in the last 20-30
years, you can usually search by the former name using our
A-Z Language Finder in the
left column or above.
Also, some languages
consist of a combined name or are commonly known by two different names. You can
usually search by
We are an affiliate of
WorldLanguage.com and Amazon.com both of which have a good
selection of language learning products.
A complete list of our affiliates is on our Village Shop page. However,
we believe in helping you find the language
information you need regardless of any affiliations. We
research and find both popular and other useful web sites
to help you learn a little of a language for your trip. We also
believe in getting you directly to language information on other
websites and are usually able to drop you off at their page
with the information.
Rule. We are a firm believer in the 3-click rule
and it is unfortunate that it wasn't included in our
American Bill of
Rights! It should
take you no more than 3 clicks to get anywhere on our
website. Please let us know if we break that rule.
If there are problems with a page or you have ideas for additional links, please
send us Feedback. Thanks!