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Explore Mango languagesLearn how to hold a conversation in more than 70 languages

Ever wanted to learn another language? Now you can with Mango, our free online language learning resource. Learn how to hold a conversation in more than 70 languages, including: Spanish, French, Russian, Mandarin Chinese and more.  

Pro tip: Just for fun, try Mango's "Pirate" lessons, or stretch out of your comfort zone and try learning Icelandic or Igbo. Good luck. 

Extra credit: Sharpen your skills by reading foreign language publications from Pressreader.



Try Transparent Language Online100+ language learning courses available 

Transparent Language Online offers more than 100 world language courses, including Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Mandarin Chinese. There is also an ESL component that provides English language learning to speakers of over 25 different languages, including Farsi, Hindi and Tagalog, and an American Citizenship Test Prep course.

Pro tip: Just want to kick back and listen? No problem! Transparent Language Online offers downloadable mp3 files that you can save to your phone or mp3 player.

Pro tip: For the best experience, we recommend using the latest version of Google Chrome when learning with Transparent Language Online

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If you like Mango and Transparent Language Online, give these FREE library resources a try. 

Pressreader — Read newspapers and magazines in 50+ languages from Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle East and the United States, FREE with your library card. 
Newspaper Source by EBSCO — Read newspapers from all over the world, plus more than 200 regional newspapers and TV/radio news transcripts. 
Kanopy — In addition to its unrivaled collection of film classics, independent releases and thought-provoking documentaries, Kanopy also offers an outstanding collection of foreign language films.