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Croatian is a Slavic language spoken by residents of Croatia and by Croatian people in several surrounding countries including Bosnia and even parts of Italy and Romania. The alphabet is based on the Latin alphabet. There appears to be some confusion as to whether it is a separate language from Serbian or part of a broader Serbo-Croatian language. Note this does not refer to culture, just language. Make your own judgement regarding this.
This page gives access to online lessons, Croatian/English/Croatian dictionaries, tutorials, grammar, vocabulary, podcasts, free and fee-based software, cultural information and other resources.
- Croatian for Travellers
‘Click on a chapter to view it online or right-click on the MP3 link to download it to your computer ’.
- FSI Serbo-Croatian Course
Book[s] and multiple audio tapes from the Live Lingua Project.
- Learn Croatian
‘Designed for free grasping of the Croatian language. Whether you’re coming here for holidays or business, you’ll find enough information on this site to communicate with the locals and get what you want’. MP3 recordings a bonus.
- Learn Croatian [Innovative Language Learning]
‘The fastest, easiest and most fun way to learn a language’. Wide range of resources.
- Learn Croatian Free
Byki. ‘The most important Croatian words and phrases with an easy, addictive, and lightning-fast 3-step language learning process. Play games, use flash cards, perfect your Croatian accent’, more.
- Croatian Lessons Online
‘Pick a Croatian tutor from anywhere in the world & learn at the times that fit your lifestyle’.
- Learn Croatian Online
LingoLearn. ‘Learn Croatian online with highly skilled native Croatian speakers from around the world. A LingoLearn course grants you access to many great features and possibilities ’.
- Croatian Dictionary Online [LEXILOGOS]
‘Type a word & select a dictionary’. Links to a range of other dictionaries from Croatian to other languages.
- Croatian Online Dictionaries
Universal dictionaries [Croatian → Other Languages] and Bilingual dictionaries including Croatian/English/Croatian.
- English-Croatian Dictionary
‘LingvoSoft free online dictionary’. Also reversible.
- English/Croatian/English Dictionary
- EUdict : European Dictionary
Dictionary that provides for English/Croatian and Croatian/multiple European languages.
- Croatian Dictionary, Translator, Phrase Book
Apple, Not Free. ‘Bilingual dictionary translate words and phrases from English to Croatian and Croatian to English. Offline pronunciation of English words and online pronunciation of English & Croatian words’.
- Learn Croatian [50 languages]
Android, Free, In-app purchases. ‘Contains 100 lessons that provide you with a basic vocabulary. This free app has 30 lessons’.
- Nemo Croatian
Apple, Free. ‘The most essential words and phrases of the language, each with native speaker audio’. Also available in Android.
- WordUP Croatian
Apple, Not Free. ‘Bilingual dictionary and vocabulary-building app with full audio for Croatian language learners of all levels’.
- Advanced Grammar
Multiple tables, descriptions of each.
- Croatian Grammar
learn101.org. ‘Learn about prepositions, negation, questions, adverbs, pronouns’.
- Grammar Exercises
Use the Grammar link on the left menu to work with nouns and verbs.
- Logos Verb Conjugator
Multiple tenses and usage.
- Basic Croatian Phrases
Everyday phrases under headings such as Shopping & Services, Culture, Basic Communications, Necessities, Transportation.
- Croatian Online Lessons
‘Learn Croatian language. Discover Croatia’.
- Croatian Phrasebook
Croatian with English equivalent. Audio files for each.
- Croatian Phrasebook [Wikitravel]
‘Pronunciation, Vowels, Consonants, Phrase list, links’.
- Croatian Phrases
Everyday phrases, combined in groups.
- Learn Croatian Online For Free
‘Learn phrases in the Croatian language by selecting the phrases that you want to learn from the list on the right’.
- Vocabulary Trainer.
‘Learn the most frequent 5 000 words’.
- Croatian Exercises
Click on the exercise title then choose from the options available - tests [with optional settings], print, games with the exercise, flashcards, teacher information.
- Digital Dialects : Croatian
‘Features free to use online games for learning languages. Language resources include games for learning phrases, numbers, useful words, spelling, verb conjugation and alphabets’.
- Free Language Learn Croatian
‘Resources, links and media for learning the Croatian language’.
- How to Speak Basic Croatian : 19 steps [wikiHow]
Pronunciation, phrases, advice.
- Learn Croatian [iLanguages]
‘Learn Croatian for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards’.
- Learn Croatian Online [Language Exchange]
‘Learn Croatian online by practicing with a native speaker who is learning your language’. As with all such programs, take due care before becoming involved.
‘Your link to Croatia’. History, geography, culture, society and way of life, through the ages, more.
- Croatian Language and Culture Resources
Links grouped under topic heading. Collated by the University of Iowa, USA.
- Culture of Croatia
Heritage, art, music, places, architecture, cuisine, sports, media, links, more. Wikipedia.
- Croatian Language [Wikipedia]
History, sounds, grammar, language examples, relationship to other languages, current events, references, links.
- Croatian Radio Program
SBS radio program covering news, art & culture, more. Available through podcasts.
- Languages Online - Croatian
Links under nine headings for Croatian languages, news on the internet. Some of these included on this site.
- Webliography [SEELRC]
Covers Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian as interrelated languages. A section provides further links.