Learn a language online for free!

Interested in learning a new language this year?

Well now you can with Mango Languages - a new online language learning resource. Mango is free of charge to all Sutherland Shire Library members and is available to use from the comfort of your home. There are two types of courses available:

Mango Basic teaches everyday greetings, basic conversation and helpful phrases in just 2-5 hours. It's great for travellers needing last minute language lessons.

Mango Complete offers a 100-lesson course that digs much deeper into the language and culture, teaching practical grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.

Members can create an account and work through the lessons at their own pace. There is also a translation service and modules for those learning English as a second language.

Languages currently available include Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dari, Dutch, Farsi, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norweigian, Pashto, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Slovak, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.

So enjoy learning a new language or two with this fun, interactive online resource.