Albanian 101

Top Resources for Learning Albanian

Learn Albanian with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Albanian.

General

Omniglot - Basic overview of Albanian with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Albanian language

Free Courses

Peace Corps - Introductory Albanian language course
Learn Albanian language - Skype lessons; free grammar and vocab

Amazon - Albanian language learning materials
Pimsleur - Comprehensive Albanian course based on the Pimseleur method
Learn Albanian language - Skype lessons; free grammar and vocab

Phrases

Defense Language Institute - Albanian language survival kit basic guide
Surface Languages - Basic Albanian phrases with audio
Wikivoyage - Albanian travel phrases (no audio)

Dictionaries and Translation

Google Translate - Translate to and from Albanian
Argjiro - An English - Albanian, Albanian - English Online Dictionary

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Albanian words pronounced by native speakers
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Albanian vocabulary
Verbix - Albanian verb conjugation tool
Learn Albanian language - Skype lessons; free grammar and vocab
Albanian Grammar - PDF with basic info
violagj - YouTube channel with grammar videos

Video

TED - Watch TED talks with Albanian subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Albanian
LearnAlbanianOnline - YouTube channel with vocab videos
violagj - YouTube channel with grammar videos

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Albanian language meetups worldwide

Books

Wikivoyage - Albanian travel phrases (no audio)
Albanian Grammar - PDF with basic info

News

Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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  • Ren

    Those are really great resources. I’m learning polish on skype for free at Preply so I can really use those as additional lessons for me to learn faster.