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The MCPL Blog: Languages

Learn a New Language!

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July 9, 2012

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system available to you for free with your MCPL library card! Dozens of the world’s most  common languages are included. For access, visit www.mcpl.us/research/languages (from the MCPL Newsletter, July-Sept. 2012)

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Talk Like a Pirate and More (Updated)

pirate finding treasure

September 27, 2011

Ahoy mateys. Well blow me down! If ye landlubbers and me harties are wantin’ to talk pirate, here’s yer chance. Mango Languages is offering a free Pirate Language Course again, available until November 2011. So ye can have some swashbucklin’ good fun and start learning from the Library's Online Resources page here. After you are proficient in pirate, you may want to try some Spanish, Arabic, German, Greek, Russian or any one of the 29 foreign language courses for English Speakers. Mango Language courses are available to you for free year-round through the Library’s subscription to Mango Languages. Use your library card to login each time, or create your own user login and password to help track your...

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Speak Like a Pirate & More

May 13, 2011

Ahoy mateys.  Well blow me down!  If ye landlubbers and me harties are wantin’ to talk pirate, here’s yer chance.   Mango Languages is offering a free Pirate Language Course.  So ye can have some swashbucklin’ good fun and start learning from the Lirbary's Online Resorces page here. After you are proficient in pirate,  you may want to try some Spanish, Arabic, German, Greek, Russian or any one of the  29 foreign language courses for English Speakers.    Mango Language courses are available to you for free year-round through the Library’s subscription to Mango Languages.    Use your library card to login each time,  or create your own...

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Learn a Language with Mango

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January 7, 2011

Resolve to learn a new language this year.   It's easy with Mango Languages, the new language learning program that is available to you for free with your library card. 29 foreign languages for English speakers are available including Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), Croatian, Czech, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, and Vietnamese.   To use it, just login with your library card each time, or create your own unique user login using your library card , email address, and password to help you track your...

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Language Learning

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August 10, 2009

New in 2010! The Library has subscribed to: Mango: Languages -- A language learning program that teaches practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world's most popular languages: Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Pashto, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese. For access, visit our Online Resource webpage: www.mcpl.us/research/online. Looking for some free Internet sites to help you learn another  language?  Here are a few resources that may help you get started.* Annenberg Media Programs—...

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Auralog's Tell Me More Subscription Ending

August 5, 2009

The Marathon County Public Library's subscription to  the Auralog "Tell Me More" online language learning product expires this Saturday August 8, so it will no longer be available to library card holders after this date.  We apologize for the short notice and for any inconvenience that this may cause to our users. The library is currently looking at other online language products that will be helpful and user friendly for the language learners in our community.  

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Introducing: Tell Me More

Tell Me More

September 2, 2008

Tell Me More (Auralog) Online Language Learning is now available to all MCPL card-holders! Tell Me More is accessible entirely online, and is a self-paced language-learning tool for anyone interested in learning Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, or English (ESL). Click here for access. New users: Read the Quick-Start Guide first. Other "Help" Documentation: Technical (Setup) FAQs (.doc) Program (Usage) FAQs (.doc) Technical Support Manual (.pdf) Program Feature Guides (.doc)

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Rosetta Stone Online Language Learning

September 16, 2007

Have you been wanting to learn another language or brush up on vocabulary that you may have lost through the years? Rosetta Stone, the new online language learning resource, is a wonderful way to fulfill these dreams. Spanish, French, Italian, Manadarin Chinese, and English languages are all available for you to learn, free of charge, thanks to a 3 year grant from the Siebecker Foundation.  500 hours of instruction are available to you as cardholders of the Marathon County Public Library.   And you can learn at your own pace.  Rosetta stone keeps your place in your current course, so you can simply continue where your left off when you log on again.  Your learning...

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