Mango Languages

What is it: our language learning skill-builder! Note that this is the only database with a mobile app (iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook, Surface). Even with computer use, patrons are encouraged to create a personal account to save their progress in lessons.

Direct statewide link to Mango (use exact):
Resources from Mango:
  • Amy Janczarek - KS Account Advocate (trainer, customer service) is happy to answer any questions, pass on Mango feedback, and help you with any of their promotion resources. 
  • Mango Promote - download promotional items, press releases, monthly-themed Facebook banners.  Email Amy for assistance with the professionally printed materials or ordering pens, mugs, shirts.
  • Mango Blog
  • Mango on Facebook Twitter - Instagram; follow for easy re-shares of tips & promo materials.
Blurb Options (newsletters, Facebook, etc):

With Mango Languages, you can learn over 70 languages right from your own computer (or smartphone!). Mango has courses in Spanish, French, Mandarin, German, even Biblical Hebrew, plus many more – and not only will you learn the language, you’ll learn about the culture. Mango also has courses for learning English in more than 20 foreign languages. To go with the Mango Language courses, there are foreign language films with learning modes and subtitle options to help with language comprehension and learning.

For Talk Like a Pirate Day - see previous blog post here.
All me duty to ye, Cap'n!  September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Check out Mango Languages' mini lesson on Pirate to learn key pirate phrases and grammar.  And if Pirate isn't your style, there's over 70 other languages to learn on Mango.

Printables & Logos - the Mango Promote site has many more options for printables, logos, and more. We have customized this item with the State Library's Mango link: 

Mango Languages