Language-Learning

mango languagesMango Languages is an easy to use online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for over 60 languages, including many English as a Second Language courses. Languages include Spanish, French, Italian, Irish, Russian, Greek, German, Japanese, Turkish, Korean, Vietnamese, and HIndi. Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language and learn how to communicate. Available in the Library or from home.

*iPhone and iPad users please note that Mango and Tumblebooks databases may require Adobe Flash player or a downloadable app.

MANGO Premiere - Now Available!

Lights, camera, language learning. Mango Premiere, now offers the option to teach new languages through film. Starting this week patrons can view:

  • I'll Believe You {English for Spanish (Latin America) speakers}
  • The Diary of Anne Frank {English for Spanish (Latin America) speakers}
  • Negative Happy Chainsaw Edge {Japanese}
  • Kung-Fu Dunk {Chinese (Mandarin)}

Mango is planning on adding sixteen more before the end of the year!MANGO Premiere

Rosetta Stone Language Learning Programs

For use in the Library only on designated computers. Please ask for assistance at the reference desk.

Training is available for ESL learners and/or tutors. Contact Joyce Wheatley at 607-272-4557 ext. 257 or email jwheatley@tcpl.org to set up appointment.

  • Rosetta Stone Version 1: English (US) Level 1, 2 & 3
  • Rosetta Stone Version 3: English (US) Level 1, 2 & 3
  • Rosetta Stone Version 3: Spanish (Latin America) Level 1, 2 & 3

The Library also provides access to quality language learning materials that can be checked out in print, on CD and via downloadable formats.

Bases de datos - Español (EBSCO)
Available from home. Funded by NOVEL, an electronic resource access project that enables libraries across New York State to give their communities online access to the full text of hundreds of journals, newspapers and other references.

La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre - A comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers. Find it on the "Jump to" navigation menu in Grolier.

E-Source Home

Updated title and category lists and descriptions of database content are available at Finger Lakes Library System's E-Source Home.

Documents in pdf format require Adobe Reader for viewing. get Adobe Reader

Page last modified May 27, 2014