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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Five Steps to Overcoming Anxiety When Speaking a New Language

By Melanie Moore |   Apr 17, 2018 9:17:00 AM

Sometimes getting your point across in your native language takes guts — let alone having to share your thoughts in a second language. It can sometimes seem like a task so daunting, we may not even consider trying.

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April Trade Shows: Where You Can Meet Mango Languages

By Melanie Moore |   Apr 5, 2018 12:24:14 PM

They say that April showers bring May flowers — what about April trade shows? Keep reading to find out which events you can find Mango Languages at this month. We’ll be showering these shows with our signature Mango Languages swag(ger). Come say hola!

 

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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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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. For a few weeks during the Winter Games in Korea, nations will be united under a common language that can be understood anywhere in the world.

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Why Double Meanings Matter When Learning a New Language

By Melanie Moore |   Nov 20, 2017 11:00:00 AM

‘Break a leg!’ is a phrase used within theatre circles to wish performers good luck. It may sound rather dire — especially right before a performance — but it is understood to mean ‘good luck.’ Mango can help you differentiate between phrases with different literal and understood meanings, and therefore spare your poor leg from injury. 

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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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Interview with language enthusiast and vlogger, Gareth Popkins.

By Melanie Moore |   Jan 7, 2017 3:33:00 PM

If you’re familiar with the kind of content we post on the Mango Languages blog, you’ll know that we love language and culture. Whenever we get to highlight someone in the world who is also enthusiastic about languages, we are thrilled to do so. We sat down (virtually) with language enthusiast and vlogger, Gareth Popkins about how he fell in love with language.

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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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