Useful Resources

Here are some useful links to websites and services:

World Newspapers Online provides hundreds of links to newspapers from all over the world.

LERNI is an information initiative from the State Library that provides multilingual resources for emerging communities. Information is available in Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Dari, Dinka, Farsi, Karen, Somali, Swahili and Tamil as well as English!

Road to IELTS General and Road to IELTS Academic training provide the best possible preparation for the IELTS exam.

MyLanguage provides access to search engines, web directories and news in over sixty languages. MyLanguage is a partnership between the State Libraries of NSW, QLD, SA, VIC, and WA and the NT and ACT Library and Information Services.

BBC Languages provides access to audio and video tutorials in languages such as French, Spanish, Greek, Chinese, German, Portugese and many more.

Directory of Free Arab Journals is the first directory of free online scholarly full text journals published in the Arab world.DFAJ  collects journals issued in Arabic, English, and French languages in all branches of human knowledge. Now it contains 191 journals, from 115 publishers who represent 15 Arab countries.


Upcoming Community Language Events


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2:00 pm Diamond Valley


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10:00 am Ivanhoe

Spanish for Beginners
10:30 am Rosanna

World Autism Awareness Day Festival
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