Online language learning with Mango!

Ever wanted to learn a new language online or improve your English skills from the comfort of home?  We have your answer in Mango!  Mango provides access to six languages for those wanting to learn a language from basic right through to advanced levels and also support for those trying to improve their English skills. The languages you can learn are:

  • Mandarin;
  • Spanish;
  • French;
  • Japanese;
  • German;
  • Italian.

Mango also provides lessons for people wanting to learn English if their native language is:

  • Japanese;
  • Korean;
  • Mandarin.

Mango focuses on words and phrases that will be the most valuable in common, real-life situations. It also has a voice comparison tool which  allows users to speak into a microphone and see a visual representation of their pronunciation compared to the narrator’s. Customs and etiquette of  each culture is also included in these lessons!

You can access this electronic resource from the comfort of your own home or at our community libraries through the catalogue or at  the Source with your library card number and PIN. Play away!

One thought on “Online language learning with Mango!

  1. Jake 5 June 2012 / 3:33 pm

    Focusing on phrases and common language is a great way to learn. However, you never konw when a native speaker will slip up or carelelsy use a word that is not common to everday speach, or underestimate the size of your vocabulary.

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