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Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Very Cool: Free "Rosetta Stone" type language program at Salem Public Library

LIBRARY DATABASE SPOTLIGHT
Learn a Language 24/7
The Salem Public Library has a great online resource for learning a new language.  Powerspeak is a language-learning program that provides numerous lessons and interactive activities.

Powerspeak includes instruction for ten languages
  • French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish
  • English for Spanish speakers
  • English for Mandarin speakers.
You can use Powerspeak 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, through the Library’s website (www.salemlibrary.org) by clicking on the Books & Information link and then on “Learn a Language.”  The reference staff can help you with Powerspeak questions at 503-588-6052 or library@cityofsalem.net.