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Mango Languages

Mango Languages displayed on a computer and cell phone

Mango Languages

Mango is a fast, easy, and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language!

Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective. As you listen to and repeat after native speakers, you'll learn more than just words and phrases. You’ll learn how those pieces can be rearranged and combined to make new thoughts, new conversations, and even more practical communication! In no time at all, you'll be able to navigate all sorts of everyday situations — get directions, order a meal, make new friends — the possibilities are endless!

There are 70 languages to choose from, including Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin), Hebrew, Thai, and Vietnamese.

The 20 (and growing!) English courses for non-native speakers include lessons for native speakers of Spanish, French, Vietnamese, Arabic, Russian, Greek, Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin), and Japanese.


 Full List of Languages Included In Mango

Languages for English Speakers:
  • Kazakh
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Malay
  • Malayalam
  • Norwegian
  • Pashto
  • Persian (Farsi)
  • Pirate
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazilian)
  • Punjabi (Pakistan)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Servian
  • Shanghaiese
  • Slovak
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tamil
  • Telugo
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Tuvan
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdo
  • Uzbek
  • Vietnamese
  • Yiddish

English for:

  • Arabic (Egyptian) Speakers
  • Arabic (Modern Standard) Speakers
  • Armenian Speakers
  • Bengali Speakers
  • Chinese (Cantonese) Speakers
  • Chinese (Mandarin) Speakers
  • French Speakers
  • German Speakers Basic 
  • Greek (Modern) Speakers
  • Haitian Creole Speakers
  • Hmong Speakers
  • Italian Speakers
  • Japanese Speakers
  • Korean Speakers
  • Polish Speakers
  • Portuguese (Brazil) Speakers
  • Russian Speakers
  • Somali Speakers
  • Spanish Speakers (Latin American)
  • Vietnamese Speakers 
This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.
Users will need Java and Flash. Speakers and microphone (and, if you’re in the library, headphones) are required for full functionality.
Mobile availability: 

Apps available.

Madison Public Library - Central Library