Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of language learning materials does the libraries have?

Due to budget cuts to the NCSU Libraries, the current subscription to Rosetta Stone has been cancelled and inaccessible as of March 1st 2015.

Pronunciator language learning platform is available now via NC LIVE. Pronunciator provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Users create their own login to access the resource and track their progress.

Pronunciator requires a web browser with JavaScript enabled and Flash version 10.0 or higher. Users can also access the resource with an iOS or Android tablet or phone. User manuals are available within the resource, and print copies can be ordered from Pronunciator.

To browse what's available through our Books and Media collection, do a SUBJECT search for language self-instruction in the library catalog - or see results here.

You may also be interested in additional language learning resources:
* NC LIVE - Language Learning ebooks and audio books
* Byki - Free version
* iTunes U - Language courses
* BBC Languages, Audio and video courses

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