Catalan language resources – Language Links Database

Catalan – is a Romance language named for its origins in Catalonia, in what is northeastern Spain and adjoining parts of France. It is the national and only official language of Andorra, and a co-official language of the Spanish autonomous communities of Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, and the Valencian Community (where the language is known as Valencian, and there exist regional standards).

It also has semi-official status in the city of Alghero on the Italian island of Sardinia. It is also spoken with no official recognition in parts of the Spanish autonomous communities of Aragon (La Franja) and Murcia (Carche), and in the historic French region of Roussillon/Northern Catalonia, roughly equivalent to the department of Pyrénées-Orientales. 

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Native speakers: 7.2 million (2011), 11 million

Official language in: Latin Union, Andorra, Spain, Catalonia, Balearic Islands, Valencian Community

Catalan Grammar and Pronunciation

  • -  a virtual learning space that offers all the educational materials for learning the Catalan language. The course can be done with a self-managed learning method or a method with a tutor. It requires registration.
  • UniversityOfBarcelona - a comprehensive list of resources for learners of all levels
  • ILanguages - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Catalan for free through vocabularyphrasesgrammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • - a collection of electronic resources for learning about Catalan language and culture, specially designed for students on mobility programs who are visiting Catalan universities
  • Catalan Tutorial: Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar
  • - a comprehensive list of resources for learners mostly in Catalan, but some are in English

Digitized Grammar Books

Catalan Vocabulary

Catalan Reading Materials

Catalan Dictionaries

Catalan Listening and Video Resources




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