December is Learn a Foreign Language Month and the South Dakota State Library has got you covered! The SD State Library offers to all South Dakota citizens free 24/7 access to 50+ databases/eresources. Among those offered, several are specific to foreign language for language learning in the areas of acquisition, assistance, and development.
Procitizen in English & in Spanish
Procitizen is an interactive course for those preparing to take the Naturalization Test.
This database is for early readers, pairing 135+ animated stories with a nonfiction talking book on a similar subject. Many of these pairings are also accessible in Spanish.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (Spanish Language Encyclopedia)
This is a beginner's Spanish-language reference tool which includes the elements of World Book Kids. It is chock full of thousands of articles, videos, maps, and games and activities.
World Book: L'Encyclopédie Découverte (French Language Encyclopedia)
This reference tool is written in Canadian French to a level appropriate for young native French speakers. It’s also appropriate for older students and adults for whom French is a second language.
World Book Discover
This database includes reference resources to assist in differentiated instruction for English language learners, reluctant readers, and adult learners.