Transparent Language Online

Builds all four core skills of a language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Choose from 100+ languages including English lessons for speakers of over 25 different languages. Track progress through lessons. Mobile app available. Provided by the Tennessee Electronic Library.


There are kid-friendly lessons in 6 languages. User accounts in Transparent Language Online can be created by students age 16 and older or by an authorized adult. This is the required agreement for account creation:

I agree to Transparent Language's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy [current Terms of Use and Privacy Policy can be found on Sign In Page]. If this account is for myself, I confirm that I am 16 years of age or older. If this account is for a child, I confirm that I am a parent or other adult with authority to create an account for that child.


Transparent Language is both GDPR and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) compliant. It provides options for storing little or no PII (Personal Identification Information) data. Transparent complies with all applicable Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) requirements governing the use and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information from Education Records. Transparent Language does not sell or rent personal information to third parties for any purposes.

To create a user account in Transparent Language Online, the system only requires a unique username and password. Other optional data such as email address, first and last name, and phone number can be added, but are not required. Users can add or modify their account information in the user profile section of Transparent Language Online. Users are also able to have their account permanently forgotten by clicking the "Forget Me" option in their user account area, or email Transparent Language technical support.