Learn a Language Using Mango Languages Online
Mango Languages online
language-learning system is free of charge to patrons
and offers a fun, fast and convenient way to learn to speak a foreign language. Click here to log on to Mango Languages using your library barcode. The library has new cards with 14-digit barcodes. If your card number begins with the letter P, please come in to the library with your card and an ID to get a new card. Please note that to use Mango, you must enable cookies in your browser's settings.
Mango’s online language learning system focuses on teaching actual conversation
skills for a wide variety of languages. Each lesson combines real-life situations and audio from native speakers with an easy-to-follow interface and simple, clear instructions. You may set up an account to track your progress or just jump right in to learning a language.
Mango Languages currently offers 36 basic language courses, along with these 12 complete language courses:
ESL for Brazilian Portuguese
for Polish speakers
ESL for Spanish speakers
Troubleshooting (from the Mango Knowledgebase):
Mango not loading propertly?
You will need to enable your cookies. To learn more about how to do this pleas visit: https://www.mangolanguages.com/help/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=view
If this does not resolve the issue then install or re-install Adobe Flash Player 9 or greater from www.adobe.com
If this does not resolve the issue then download Mozilla Firefox from: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/ie.html
No sound when you use Mango?
There's a chance that you might need to change your pop-up blocker settings to allow your browser to use Mango Languages' audio files. If this doesn't work, try using Mango Languages with the Firefox browser. To change the pop-up blocker: Under "tools" in your browser, click on "pop-up blocker settings. Type in www.mangolanguages.com in the "websites to allow" field.
To download Firefox, visit this link and proceed through the steps. The Mozilla Firefox browser generally gives many less problems while dealing with Mango Languages. http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/personal.html
Problems viewing Asian fonts?
This issue exists because your
computer does not currently have a suitable Asian default font installed. We are currently developing a method
that will guide users through the process of installing fonts depending on
their specific systems. But, until this documentation has been created please
try downloading and installing one of the following fonts: