Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Now, for some good news

Mango LogoWe’re launching a new database, Mango Languages. It's an easy-to-use, self-paced online language-learning system. Patrons can access this both inside and outside the library, and can sign up for a free account if they want to track their progress. Links to this database are on the Online Resources page.

The following languages are provided: Arabic (Levantine), Chinese (Mandarin), Dari, Farsi (Persian), French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.

There are also English as a Second Language (ESL) courses for the following languages: French, Russian, Mandarin, Cantonese, Italian, Egyptian Arabic, Japanese, Vietnamese, Polish, Korean, Greek, German, Latin American Spanish, and Brazilian Portuguese.

Mango Learners
¡Buena Suerte!
Bon Chance!

Buona Fortuna!
Viel Glück!
موفق باشيد
İyi şanslar!
Adh Mór Ort!

Photo: Cheery Masked Staff Promote Mango Languages!

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