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Mango Languages

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Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective. The system is completely web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an internet connection. As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you'll learn more than just words and phrases. You’ll learn how those pieces can be rearranged and combined to make new thoughts, new conversations, and even more practical communication! Language options include Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Japanese and Spanish (Latin American). You can even learn to speak Pirate. Inglés Para Hablantes De Español.


Requires a JCLC card and residence in Birmingham, AL.
Remote Access Available.


En Español


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