Culturally Authentic Pictorial Lexicon

CAPL: Culturally Authentic Pictorial Lexicon is an online visual dictionary for language learners. Learn vocabulary with photographs taken of real objects from many different countries and cultures.

For instance, if you want to know what a walk signal looks like in the U.K:

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ESL (Great Britain) > City Life > Street Signs & Signs on the Street

Or if you want to know not only what a German plug looks like but also how to say it in German:

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German > House & Home > Household Electronics.

images from capl@washjeff.edu, licensed under Creative Commons

There is a related site called Pictolang, where you can quiz yourself:

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