Learn a Language


Creating an Account

Rosetta Stone is initially accessed through the EBSCO Host portal,using your Augusta County Library card number as your Patron ID.  You will then create a personal account, so you can seamlessly log in to Rosetta Stone and continue learning where you left off.

Click here to start using Rosetta Stone on your computer

You can also use Rosetta Stone on your phone or tablet. Download the app then log in here through the Augusta County Library’s website to access your account.  NOTE: Does not work on Windows Mobile Phones due to a lack of a Rosetta App or Adobe Flash.

Available on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Available on kindle fire  Nook Apps


Available Languages

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Filipino (Tagalog)
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Pashto
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Turkish
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese

Technical Requirements

To use Rosetta Stone through Augusta County Library’s account, you will need:

  • Access to the internet using a computer or mobile device such as a smart phone, Nook, Kindle Fire or iPad
  • Speakers or headphones
  • Microphone (usually built in to your device)
  • Augusta County Library Card

Tips for Learning with Rosetta Stone

With Rosetta Stone,you will listen to native speakers in their chosen language and to respond using a microphone, receiving instant feedback on how to improve pronunciation.

It takes the average learner 50 hours to complete a chosen language with the Rosetta Stone Library Solution. If you set aside five 30-minute sessions a week, the average learner would complete their learning in 20 weeks.

  • Practice a little bit everyday. Rosetta Stone recommends 30 minutes in the program a day to keep everything you’re learning fresh in your mind.
  • Schedule practice time on your calendar. This will help you remember to get in those 30 minutes, and ensure Rosetta Stone becomes part of your daily routine.
  • Find a language partner This is a great way to practice your new vocabulary together.
  • Immerse yourself in your new language Look for opportunities to practice your language skills outside of your Rosetta Stone learning . Listening to music or the news in your new language, reading articles, or watching movies are just a few suggestions.
  • Use the mobile application Don’t let computer access hinder you from keeping up with your learning!

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