Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month 2017: 4 Hispanic Americans you should know.

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   Sep 14, 2017 10:06:00 AM

From September 15th to October 15th, organizations around the U.S. will celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring the many contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to our society.

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International Talk Like a Pirate Day is September 19th: Learn how to parley in Pirate.

By Lydia Koehn |   Sep 12, 2017 11:00:29 AM

Blow me down and brush me barnacles—it’s almost time for International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19th! Make no bits about it—celebrating this holiday is fun for landlubbers and pirates alike.

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10 years old and still growin' fresh.

By Lydia Koehn |   Aug 31, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Mango turns 10 today, and we’re taking a trip down memory lane.

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How to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day.

By Lydia Koehn |   Aug 29, 2017 3:53:38 PM

Blow me down and brush me barnaclesit’s almost time for International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Transform your library into a crew full of swashbuckling book-aneers with Mango's Pirate course.

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Mango in Montréal: LangFest 2017 in review.

By Melanie Moore |   Aug 28, 2017 5:40:47 PM

Montréal is a beautiful, bilingual city located in the Canadian province of Quebec. All signs, articles, etc. are written in French first and English second. With such a rich language tradition, it was the perfect place to host a festival dedicated to language learning. 

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Learn an endangered language for International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples.

By Aya Dhibette |   Aug 8, 2017 11:40:08 AM

Not everyone knows, but August 9th marks a day close to our hearts: the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. By declaring this day over 20 years ago, the UN sought to recognize the achievements and contributions of Indigenous people in improving world issues as well as promoting and protecting the rights of the world’s Indigenous population. Not sure how to help? We’ve got a way for you to get started.

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What is French Argot and why is it useful?

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jul 14, 2017 1:41:06 PM

There’s learning a new language, and then there’s learning argot. For language learners who want to experience another culture like a local, argot is your passport to the language that is really spoken on the streets, in the shops, and in the nightlife of your destination.

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Why should your company integrate language learning into its corporate culture?

By Aya Dhibette |   Jun 27, 2017 2:38:30 PM

Experts at the U.S. Committee on Economic Development estimate that American companies lose over $2 billion every year due to language or cultural misunderstandings. Despite the statistics, being multilingual in the U.S. is still not very common. Wherever your company is located, your employees will probably be using English in their daily business interactions—it is considered the the global language of business, after all.

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More than words: Interpreting body language across cultures.

By Lydia Koehn |   Jun 22, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Before you read, wrote, or even spoke your first word, you mastered a set of subtle, yet vital ways of communicating with friends, family, neighbors, and peers through body language.  A wave to say hello, a bow to show respect or reverence, or a welcoming smile. Language is more than words, grammar, and phrases; it is an embodied experience that is passed on from generation to generation, from person to person, and even from culture to culture as a signature code of communication.

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The Bordeaux Wine Festival: A French wine and cheese lover’s dream.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jun 20, 2017 10:52:55 PM

Calling all French wine & cheese lovers! Clear your calendars, brush up on your sommelier lingo, and pack your bags. France’s 11th annual Bordeaux Wine Festival is just around the corner, here’s everything you need to know about one of the world’s greatest wine gatherings.

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