Mango Languages

              The Alvarado Public Library is pleased to announce that it now offers the Mango Languages online language-learning system to its library users. There are more than 40 foreign language courses available and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.

               Learning a new language with Mango Languages is free for all library users, and offers a fast and convenient solution for our community’s increasing language-learning needs. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. Users learn actual conversation, breaking down complex linguistic elements within an audio-visual framework that draws important connections and builds on information they have already learned.

               Mango is available in two versions. One is Mango Complete, a 100-lesson course that is designed to provide a deep understanding of a language and its culture. The second is Mango Basic, which teaches everyday greetings, goodbyes and helpful phrases in a short period of time and is designed to appeal to a beginner in a new language.

Founded in 2007, Mango Languages is recognized as a leading provider of online language learning services to libraries, government agencies, corporations and the general public. Designed by a team of linguists, teachers, software developers, human interface specialists, writers, voice talents and designers, the company’s award-winning language learning system has drawn acclaim from prominent national and international reference groups, educational resources, Web organizations and travel guides. For more information, visit www.mangolanguages.com or follow Mango Languages on Twitter at www.twitter.com/mangolanguages.

              To learn more about how Mango works and get a preview of what the program has to offer, stop by the library and we will give you an introduction or you can get our your library card and go to directly to Mango languages by clicking on this handy button -

 


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