Celebrate the First Day of Spring With Nowruz Festivities

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Mar 20, 2018 10:23:47 AM

The first day of spring often feels like the dawn of a new day, especially after the brutal winter so many of us have endured. But Nowruz, or ‘New Day’ in Persian, takes it to the next level with 13 days of festivities celebrating the start of a new year.

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Four Lucky Irish Phrases for St. Patrick's Day

By Melanie Moore |   Mar 14, 2018 9:51:00 AM

No matter your cultural background, may the luck of the Irish be with you this St. Patrick’s Day! If you’re planning to go out to celebrate the holiday, let Mango Languages equip you with some lucky phrases. You’re sure to be a hit at your St. Patrick’s Day party! 

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March Book Club: Top Five Arabic Books You Can Read in English

By Aya Dhibette |   Mar 8, 2018 9:22:00 AM

Whether you’re preparing for a trip, wanting to read a book in the language that you’re studying, looking to explore a new culture, or searching for the next great book to read, you'll love my list of five must-read books by Arab authors.

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Holi: The World’s Most Vibrant Festival of Colors

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Mar 1, 2018 10:33:00 AM

Dancing in the street, water balloons whizzing past your head, people covered head to toe in a rainbow cloud of colors — if that’s what comes to mind when you think of the Festival of Colors, you’re not wrong. But there’s so much more to Holi than meets the eye.

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Top Five K-Pop Songs for Singing in the Shower

By Sarah Nagelbush |   Feb 22, 2018 9:23:00 AM

Not only is K-pop an entertaining way to explore Korean popular culture (and a great reason to start learning Korean!), but it’s also perfect for dancing at parties, grooving at work, and for singing in the shower.

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Nine Things You Need to Know About the Year of the Dog

By Kelsey Gay |   Feb 15, 2018 4:50:06 PM

Chinese New Year starts tomorrow, February 16, 2018! After a spirited Year of the Rooster in 2017, the steadfast nature of the Year of the Dog promises peace and a welcome sense of harmony, according to this year’s corresponding element of Earth. 

 

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Learn the World’s Universal Language: Sport

By Melanie Moore |   Feb 9, 2018 9:47:00 AM

There are few events that unite people quite like sporting events — especially international ones. During global sporting events like the FIFA World Cup, nations are united under a common language that can be understood anywhere in the world.

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Language Learning for Anyone, Anywhere, at Any Time

By Lydia Koehn |   Feb 1, 2018 9:57:00 AM

Presenting the freshest Mango Languages experience yet, our redesigned desktop interface is now complemented through all Android and iOS mobile and tablet platforms. Also equipped with hands-free features, learners can now level up their language learning on the go.

 

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Your Guide to Celebrating the Carnival of Venice

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   Jan 26, 2018 1:37:13 PM

Ever wondered what it’s like to attend a true Venetian-style party? Now’s your chance, so grab your masks, your dancing shoes, and a whole lot of energy, because one of our all-time favorite celebrations is currently underway. That’s right: it’s the Carnival of Venice.

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How to Celebrate the New Year in Japan

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jan 12, 2018 3:08:00 PM

Here in the States, New Year’s is characterized by showers of champagne, lofty new year’s resolutions, and midnight ball drops. Needless to say, the United States has a flair for ringing in the New Year. As we settle into this new year, there’s no better time to turn our lens outward to NYE traditions around the world.

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