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Mango for Libraries

Mango is a self-paced language-learning system with a focus on simplicity. It was designed for anyone to start using, without the need for a help manual. Mango is easy to setup and even easier to use!

By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations.

You'll learn more than grammar, vocabulary and culture, you'll learn how to communicate. Mango's self-paced learning environment offers the simplest way to learn a new language. Mango is not a flashcard system. Instead, Mango teaches actual conversational skills within the context of real-world situations. Patrons will be amazed to discover that they can use what they learn immediately, even after the first lesson.

Create a profile on the site to begin; use that profile to access Mango through iOS and Android apps. A microphone is strongly suggested for some exercises.

Foreign languages for English speakers available include the following 60 courses.

  • Arabic (Egyptian)
  • Arabic (Levantine)
  • Arabic (MSA)
  • Armenian
  • Azerbaijani
  • Bengali
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • Farsi (Persian)
  • Finnish
  • French (Canadian)
  • French
  • Greek (Koine)
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hawaiian
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Indonesian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Kazakh
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Malay
  • Malayalam
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Serbian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Spanish (Spain)
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese
  • Yiddish

English as a second language course include these 16 courses.

  • الإنجليزية للمتحدثين بالعربية
  • 教粵語人士講英文
  • 针对中国人(母语为普通话)的英语学习
  • Anglais pour Francophones
  • Englisch für Deutschsprachige
  • Αγγλικα Για Έλληνες
  • Inglese per Italiani
  • 日本人のための英会話
  • 한국인을 위한 영어
  • Angielski Dla Polaków
  • Inglês para Brasileiros
  • Английский Для Русскоговорящих
  • Inglés Para Hablantes De Español
  • Türkçe Konuşanlar için İngilizce
  • Tiếng Anh Cho Người Việt Nam

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January 25, 2013


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