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To know a second language is to have a second soul

                                                                                                                                                                       – Charlemagne

Useful databases

Why use a database instead of Google?

Anyone can create a website, whether they know what they are talking about or not!

Databases provide access to reliable information from credible sources, which is only accessible through a paid subscription, so you won't be able to access it anywhere else on the web.

Click on the icons below to start searching:



Please note: Some of these resources require passwords for Remote Access.

See our Remote Learning Guide for further information.

Did you know?

When you learn a language, it takes time for your brain to accustom itself to the alien sounds that make up that language.

Try going outside, putting on headphones and listening to the language you're trying to learn. Then try to repeat what you hear.

Don't have anything to listen to? Check out suggestions on your language page (using the tabs above).

From CBC News Canada

Google Translate Tip

When you find a phrase you want to remember or refer back to, click the star next to the translated text to save the translation in your Phrasebook.