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The Art of Community (CC-BY-NC-SA) (BoundCopy)
Business Communication for Success* (CC-BY-NC-SA) (BoundCopy)
Communication Skills by Tara Dixon and Martin O'Hara (custom license)
Communications Skills by Bunda College of Agriculture (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Communication Skills for Personal and Professional Development: The Seven Challenges Approach (CC-BY) (BoundCopy)
Communication Theory (CC-BY-SA)
Communications by Boundless.com (CC-BY-SA)
  Deutsch im Blick  (CC-BY-NC-ND) BoundCopy
Francais Interactif (CC-BY) (BoundCopy)
French I by Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative (CC-NC-BY-SA)
French II by Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative (CC-NC-BY-SA)
From Sound to Meaning: Hearing, Speech and Language (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Giving Presentations (CC-NC-BY-SA)
Hearing (CC-BY-SA)
How to Communicate as a Health Volunteer by The Cain Project in Engineering and Professional Communication (CC-BY)
How Language Works (GFDL)
How to Present with Twitter (CC-BY-NC-ND)
Internet for Modern Languages (CC-BY-NC)
Key Skill Assessment: Communication*,1 (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Liberté a first-year French textbook by Gretchen Angelo (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Mandarin Chinese (CC-BY-NC-SA)
bullet-3 Mezhdu Nami by Comer, deBenedette, Perkins, and Smyslova (CC-BY-NC-ND) Ancillaries
Mobile ESL* (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Open Translation Tools (GNU-GPL)
Oral Communications
Spanish (wikibooks) (CC-BY-SA)
Spanish I* (CC-BY-SA)
bullet-3 Visual Communication Design by CMU Open Learning Initiative (CC-BY-SA)
We Are the Media (CC)


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