Melanie Moore

Melanie speaks German, Lithuanian, and Japanese and has dabbled in several others. She is an aspiring polyglot and enjoys sharing her passions for language learning and music with anyone she meets.

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PC 2016 Recap: A weekend in Greece, a love affair with language.

By Melanie Moore |   Nov 9, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Do you enjoy learning languages? Would you like to meet others who have a similar passion? Would you like to travel to another country? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, the Polyglot Conference may be something to put on your bucket list.

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Here's why you don't want to miss Mango at ACTFL 2016.

By Melanie Moore |   Nov 8, 2016 5:05:00 AM

This November, Mango Languages will be heading to Boston to attend the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Conference and World Languages Expo. There will be a wide variety of presentations, workshops, breakout sessions - you name it! There’s one presentation in particular that we’re excited about.

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Countdown to the Polyglot Conference.

By Melanie Moore |   Oct 6, 2016 3:45:00 PM

The fourth annual Polyglot Conference is less than a month away. This year, it’s being held in Thessaloniki, Greece from October 29th to 30th. Mango Languages is so excited to be a part of it!

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Interview with Alex Vera.

By Melanie Moore |   Sep 12, 2016 8:38:00 PM

What is a third culture kid? Is it a child who has been raised in three different cultures? Is it a child who lives in a third-world country? Alex Vera talks to us about his experience as a third culture kid and how this term has evolved over the years.

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Interview with Lydia Machova: language mentoring 101.

By Melanie Moore |   Sep 2, 2016 6:11:30 PM

Have you heard of language mentoring? Our latest guest on the Mango Languages podcast will give you a crash course. Lydia Machova explains how she encourages and motivates language learners to reach their language goals.

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Interview with Elisa Polese.

By Melanie Moore |   Aug 17, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Polyglots, by definition, are language lovers and learners whose identity comes from learning more than one language. They often find creative ways to learn, practice, and maintain their many languages.

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Overcoming anxiety in language learning.

By Melanie Moore |   Aug 16, 2016 3:30:00 PM

We’ve all been there. We tell ourselves that we’re going to learn a language. We get pumped up, we gather materials, maybe we’ve even learned a bit on our own or signed up for a class. It would seem that we have everything we need to complete our language-learning mission — that is until we have to actually speak to someone in another language.

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Interview with Ellen Jovin.

By Melanie Moore |   Aug 1, 2016 3:00:00 PM


Here at Mango Languages, one of our core values is fundipline. Essentially, it's about enjoying the journey to greatness. In the case of polyglots, there is no one who embodies this value more than one of the organizers of the NYC Polyglot Conference, Ellen Jovin.

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Impressions from the first annual North American Polyglot Symposium.

By Melanie Moore |   Jul 29, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Last weekend, we attended the first annual North American Polyglot Symposium (NAPS) in the beautiful, bilingual city of Montreal, Quebec. Montreal is a combination of Europe and the Americas with a unique culture all its own. This French-speaking city in the heart of the bilingual country of Canada was the perfect place to hold a convention for language lovers. In fact, a local news station stopped by to write a story about this polyglot event.

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Interview with the CEO of Mango Languages.

By Melanie Moore |   Jun 24, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Who is the face behind the language-learning software company, Mango Languages? That would be Jason Teshuba, our CEO, founder, and self-proclaimed Linguapreneur. He sat down with us (this time, literally) and shared his advice and experience about learning languages and why he decided to start the business.

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