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Numerous online language tutorials are available for service members, some accessible via mobile devices.

1. CL-150 Technology Matrix for Critical Languages Access

"How to Use" Training Videos for CL-150

CL-150 is language learning software intended for serious learners, instructors and language program managers is now available at no charge to all US Government personnel and programs via the Department of Defense web portal, Joint Language University. Instructions can be found in the CL-150 links above.

CL-150 has a product called Rapid Rote, which has an app compatible with Apple and Android devices. Users must first register with CL-150 to use the app version.

2. Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center (DLIFLC) Online Learning

a. Rapport

RAPPORT's six to eight hours of training consist of military language modules and cultural awareness lessons that cover history, religion, geography, and basic social exchanges in the target language. Registration is required, and instructions on how to do so are on the first page.

b. Headstart2

HeadStart2 is an interactive, introductory-level, self-study language course. The program provides theme-based activities and drills based on real-life military scenarios. Features include avatars, sound recorders, a glossary, and more. Registration is required, and instructions on how to do so are on the first page.

NOTE:If you are looking to earn promotion points for completing Headstart2, you must first register with ATTRS and then sign up for Headstart2 via Joint Knowledge Online (JKO). You can register for ATTRS here https://www.atrrs.army.mil/selfdevctr/ You can access JKO here: https://jkodirect.jten.mil/.

The Headstart2 course versions hosted at DLIFLC.edu and lingnet.org also will not track your progress remotely, so if you need to use more than one computer or are on a shared machine, please use the JKO version of Headstart2 as well. https://jkodirect.jten.mil/

3. Mobile Language Guide from Transparent Language

Mobile Language Guide is a FREE web app that allows users to easily locate and access a huge collection of language-learning resources. Access Mobile Language Guide by visiting mlg.transparent.com from your iOS device.

Note: To access, Mobile Language Guide must be accessed from a mobile Apple device, not a laptop or desktop computer.

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