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Welcome to the NFLC e-learning portal.

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The NFLC e-Learning Portal houses an expansive catalog of language learning and assessment materials: over 7,000 items in dozens of languages and dialects.

For easy searching, items in the Portal are tagged by language, difficulty level, modality, topic, type, learning objective, and publication year. You can bookmark items and save your list of bookmarks as a PDF to use in the classroom or for personal study. 

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The NFLC e-Learning Portal is brought to you by the language experts at the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland. The mission of the NFLC is to help people understand each other and the world around them. Here are some more resources from the NFLC.



Lectia is a free language learning app from the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland. Interact with foreign languages as they’re used in daily life. Download for free on the App Store and Google Play.

Arabic • Bosnian • Burmese • Chinese • Croatian • Dari • French • German • Greek • Indonesian • Korean • Pashto • Persian • Portuguese • Russian • Serbian • Spanish • Thai • Vietnamese

PEARLL is a Language Resource Center at the NFLC. Discover how its resources for language educators such as the summer institute series, teacher effectiveness framework and resources, and program review services can support your work.

The NFLC offers free language courses to eligible Department of Defense personnel through the Language Training Center (LTC) Program, an initiative sponsored by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) and administered by the Institute of International Education. To learn more about student eligibility, course offerings, and our pedagogical approach, please visit our LTC@NFLC Website.