Sprechen Sie Deutsch? - Learn a new language with MANGO

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart.
‒Nelson Mandela

 

 

Over the decades, the world has become more interactive as technology has erased existing borders. Learning a new language can expand us culturally, and can also help us on a developmental level as well. The Telegraph discusses this in an article which focuses on alternative benefits of learning other languages. 

1. You become smarter

2. You build multitasking skills

3. You stave off Alzheimer’s and dementia

4. Your memory improves

5. You become more perceptive

6. Your decision-making skills improve

7. You improve your English

Homewood Library is now offering FREE online language learning through MANGO.

MANGO  is a fun and easy, self-paced, interactive teaching system that helps the learner practice personal conversational skills and learn cultural insights for a foreign language. Lessons include strategically placed memory-building exercises to help users remember what they are learning in addition to critical thinking exercises. The focus is on practical conversations while increasing vocabulary and grammar skills.

MANGO courses are for just about anyone who is old enough to read, and  MANGO also offers ESL (English as a second language) for over a dozen different languages

In order to use Mango, your computer must have the latest version of Adobe Flash installed (Adobe 10.3 or higher). You can easily upgrade for free by visiting Adobe’s website.

If you are interested in trying MANGO, click here.