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Free Language Learning Programs and Applications with Mango


Did you know that you could get free language materials and even an application for your computer, smartphone, or tablet with your Canton Public Library Card? Well now that you know you need to jump on board and check out Mango Languages. Click here to see what you can do with Mango Languages and your Canton Library card.

Learn to speak Bengali or English with Mango and Pronunciator

Did you know that with your Canton Public Library card you have free access to two language learning programs Mango and Pronunciator?

If you would like to learn English (or just improve your skills), or learn Bengali or any other non English language please check out Mango Languages or Pronunciator!

If you have questions please check out this link or see a librarian for help.

Learn Oktoberfest German with Mango

For the month of October, learn to speak German for Oktoberfest with Mango Languages! This is free with your Canton Public Library card. Mango has over 80 languages to learn so check out the resource here today!

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, October 2nd, 16th and 30th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, October Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

Yarr! Learn the Language of Pirates this month with Mango Languages.

This month contains  talk like a pirate day! Celebrate by learning to speak like a pirate. If your arrrren't into that you can learn 60 plus languages with your Canton Public Library card. 
Click here to check out the resource!


ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, September 4th and 18th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, September Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

Kids: Learn a New Language (Chinese)

Did you know that the Children's International Language section contains hundreds of items that will help you learn a new language? Here is a selection of books, DVDs, and multimedia materials to get you started with Chinese.

1,2,3 go! by Huy Voun Lee

Legend of the Chinese dragon by written by Marie Sellier ; illustrated by Catherine Louis ; calligraphy and chop marks by Wang Fei ; translated by Sibylle Kazeroid



Mandarin Chinese picture dictionary



Chinese for kids. Beginner level 1, volume 1 [videodisc]: the fun and easy way to learn Chinese by directed by Donovan Miller

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, August Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

Be Independent, Learn a New Language with Mango Languages in July!

It is July! Celebrate by learning a new language with the interactive Mango Languages site. This service is available to all Canton Public Library cardholders. 

Click here to check it out! 
  

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, July 10th and 24th. 

Basic ESL Online Course Now Available

Basic ESL improves an individual’s listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow, and instructionally proven curriculum.

Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation.

No computer experience is necessary. Click on "Instant Access" to enter without registering.

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, June 12th and 26th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, June Thursdays and Fridays (Library closed 6/19)  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, May 1st, 15th and the Purple Room May 29th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, May Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. 

Use Your Library Card to Learn a Language

It is National Library Week! Celebrate by learning a new language. Mango is free for CPL cardholders.

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 12:00 NOON in the Community Room Friday, April 3rd and 17th. 

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, April Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.