Mango Languages is free of charge to all Brown Library members and is the easiest and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. To use Mango you will need a current library card from the James V. Brown Library. Use 12 digits from the back of your Brown Library card. No spaces needed.
Mango is available in three versions:
Perfect for a foreign language beginner, Mango Basic teaches everyday greetings, gratitude’s, goodbyes and helpful phrases in a short period of time. The courses, which require only two to five hours of time to complete, are currently available in 49 foreign languages and 15 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. You can view all the supported Mango Basic languages and ESL courses here
Mango Complete offers a 100-lesson course that digs much deeper and is designed to provide a more complete understanding of the entire language and culture. It is available in 44 foreign languages and 13 ESL courses. Foreign language courses include Chinese, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. ESL courses include Polish, Spanish and Portuguese. You can view all the supported Mango Complete languages and ESL courses here
Mango Mobile Library Edition
Learn languages everywhere you go with the Mango free app for the iPhone® and iPod touch® (it also runs on the iPad®) and Adroid phones and devices. Full featured, Mango Mobile Library Edition gives you access to all the Mango language courses offered through the Brown Library. Learn about the Mango Mobile App here