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You Can Learn a Foreign Language for Free!

Posted November 29, 2012 | Posted in Front Page

The Villa Park Public Library subscribes to the Mango Language online learning system, and offers the service free to our patrons. Mango is a fast, easy, and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language!

Mango 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, 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 more practical communication! In no time at all, you will be able to navigate a variety of everyday situations — get directions, order a meal, make new friends — the possibilities are endless!

To access the Mango Language learning system, visit our web site at www.vppl.info. Click All Things Digital, in the column on the right side of the home page. Then click the link for Digital Reference. Scroll down the page to the Education and Careers section. Click on Mango Languages. If you have any difficulty accessing this resource, our Adult Services Information staff would be happy to assist you. You can stop by or call them at (630) 834 -1164, ext. 104.