New fruit is growing at Mango.

By Michael Buckenmeyer |   March 15, 2017

Like your favorite pop star, we’re reinventing ourselves again.

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Apply Now: Announcing Mango/NMRT’s Professional Development Grant 2017.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   February 23, 2017

If you know Mango (and if you don’t, hi!), you know that we love our librarians. Even more importantly, we believe in librarians. We could go on about the reasons why, but chief among them is that librarians are in perfect step with Mango’s mission to enrich lives with language and culture.

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Behind the design: Somali and Hmong Manguitos.

By Mango Languages |   February 2, 2017

We’re excited to provide a behind-the-scenes look into what exactly goes into the illustrations and designs that you see in our course imagery. Read on to hear directly from one of our designers about how he chose the style and colors for our two newest Manguitos: Somali and Hmong.

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Keep your resolution with Mango’s #31DaysofLanguage.

By Michael Buckenmeyer |   December 27, 2016

So you’ve decided on your New Year’s resolution – in 2017, you’re going to learn a new language. That’s awesome and we couldn’t be happier for you! But, we know how easily life can get in the way of the goals we set for ourselves. In lieu of wishing you luck, we’re instead declaring #31DaysofLanguage – simple, daily challenges that will keep you engaged and having fun as you move along in your new dialect.

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

By Melanie Moore |   November 8, 2016

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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Mango’s latest course: English for Somali speakers.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   October 12, 2016

Mango’s catalogue of English course offerings is growing once again! This time, we’re adding Somali to our fleet of courses for non-English speakers. Designed to provide Somali speakers with all the tools they need to learn useful vocabulary, practice grammar, and perfect pronunciation, this new course is a must-have for native Somali speakers learning English.

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Mango's latest course: Classroom English for Hmong speakers.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   October 12, 2016

Whenever one course closes, another one opens. When it comes to developing the latest in-demand course, that’s the Mango philosophy. What’s the newest course to come out of Mango? Classroom English for Hmong speakers.

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Become a pirate for our #LibraryLubber video contest and win an iPad Pro!

By Michael Buckenmeyer |   August 29, 2016

We love the world’s cultures too much to say we have a favorite holiday. But if we had to pick, International Talk Like a Pirate Day would be the one. 

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How to use Mango Conversations: Tips from one of Mango's linguists.

By Lilia Mouma |   August 19, 2016

 Mango Languages uses its own unique methodology to teach languages and here are some tips for how to get the most of it from one of our very own linguists: Lilia! 

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PLA 2016 VIP Party Dance Moves [Infographic]

By Nicole Choinski |   April 21, 2016

A few short weeks ago, Mango threw a big, blowout bash for all of our librarian friends who were attending the PLA 2016 Conference in Denver, CO. We took over Ophelia's Electric Soapbox for the evening, and it was truly a night to remember. Dropping sweet beats from the stage was the one and only DJ Kevin "Professor Pop" King from Kalamazoo Public Library. Over 500 librarians/party animals joined us over the course of the evening; they boogied, we hustled, and together we all broke it down on the dance floor.

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