Benny’s Top Resources for Learning Esperanto


Here are the resources I consider essential to learn how to speak Esperanto.

Favourite Courses to Give Your Esperanto a Boost

Duolingo

Did you know that Duolingo has an Esperanto course? If you’re very busy, you can use this program to learn Esperanto from your smartphone in your downtime.

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Lernu

This excellent website has three different Esperanto courses, depending on your learning style. I recommend you start with Ana Pana. The site also has live chat, an active forum, and the best Esperanto dictionary available.

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Kurso de Esperanto

Free downloadable program that teaches you the grammar of Esperanto from start to finish.

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Esperanto Speaking Tools: Practice with Other Speakers

Speak from day one is my approach to any new language. I have one tool I recommend for this:

italki

italki connects you with Esperanto speakers for spoken practice on Skype. You can pay Esperanto tutors for (affordable) one-to-one video lessons, or find a free language exchange partner!

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Esperanto Listening and Pronunciation Resources

Radio Verda

A site full of downloadable podcasts. This site is no longer updated, but the existing database has valuable material for learning naturally-spoken, fun Esperanto.

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Forvo

Find out how any Esperanto word is pronounced. Just type the word you’re looking for into the search bar in Esperanto!

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Esperanto Learning Websites You Must Bookmark Today

You’ll return to these resources again and again in your Esperanto study sessions.

Lernu

The built-in dictionary on lernu.net is the very best Esperanto dictionary around. It translates Esperanto to and from over 40 languages!

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Esperanto Facebook group

 Esperanto Facebook group – An active public Facebook group of Esperanto speakers. Great for sharing materials, asking questions, finding language partners, or just practising your Esperanto.

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Start Speaking Esperanto Now

Need help getting started? I designed this course to guide you through your first week:

Conversation Countdown

ave your first conversation in Esperanto in just seven days. This is one of our most popular courses, and with good reason, because you’ll get results fast.

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