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Are you thinking about what you will do with your free time during short term or over the summer?  If you want to brush up on your current language skills, or begin to learn a new language, the library has a resource called Mango Languages which may be helpful to you.

Mango is available in two versions. One 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.  One is Mango Complete, a 100-lesson course that is more in depth. There are more than 40 foreign language courses (Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Norwegian, Pashto, Pirate, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese!) available and 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.

Check this site for mobile apps so that you can have Mango with or without an internet connection. First, however, you will need to create an account via the Mango link on our library website.

What are others learning? The most popular languages at our site are French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese (Mandarin), Turkish, Arabic, Polish, and Tamil!  Pick your own from the more than the forty available!