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Start the conversation with Mango Languages.  Mango is the most popular language and culture learning system among public libraries around the world.  Even better, you can use it to learn over 70 languages for FREE with your LPPLibrary!  
Lafourche Parish Public Library now offers the only personalized, adaptive language-learning experience that provides the tools & guidance you need to expand your language skills wherever and however you learn best - Mango Languages!  Mango's proven methodology powers over 70 languages courses, and more than 20 ESL courses.  Expert linguists and native-speaking instructors craft each course, and ensures every lesson is culturally accurate, and conversationally relevant.   
Our Favorite Mango Features Include:
  • Real-World Conversations that won't leave you lost in translation
  • Voice Comparison for matching your pronunciation with native-speaker audio
  • Listening and Reading Activities for reinforcing learned material and building new skills
  • Personalized Review System that adapts to your individual pathway
  • Culture Notes for unique insights into different cultures
  • Mango Movies for learning through engaging, authentic content
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Which World Languages Can I Learn with Mango?
Learn over 70 different world languages to take your career to the next level, plan the trip of your dreams, or get in touch with your heritage.  Challenge yourself to learn something new about the world we share.  (Items in blue indicate Specialty Courses available for that language)
A
  • Egyptian Arabic
  • Iraqi Arabic
  • Levantine Arabic
  • Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)
    • Arab Etiquette (MSA)​
    • Superstitions
  • Armenian​
  • Azerbaijani
B
  • Bengali
C
  • Chaldean Aramaic
  • Cherokee
  • Cantonese Chinese
  • Mandarin Chinese
    • Business​
    • Feng Shui
    • Zodiac Signs
  • Croatian​
  • Czech
D
  • Danish
  • Dari
  • Dutch
  • Dzongkha
E
  • English
  • Shakespearean English
F
  • Farsi
  • Finnish
  • French
    • Argot French​
    • Romance
    • Wine and Cheese
  • French Canadian​
G
  • German
    • Oktoberfest German​
  • Greek​
  • Ancient Greek
  • Koine Greek
H
  • Haitian Creole
  • Hawaiian
  • Hebrew
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
I
  • Icelandic
  • Igbo
  • Indonesian
  • Irish
    • St. Patrick's Day Irish​
  • Italian​
    • Carnival of Venice​
    • Horse Race of Siena
    • Romance
J
  • Japanese
    • English Loanwords​
    • Mimetic Words
  • Javanese​
K
  • Kazakh
  • Korean
L
  • Latin
M
  • Malay
  • Malayalam
N
  • Norwegian
P
  • Pashto
  • Pirate
  • Polish
  • Brazilian Portuguese
    • Hospitality and Tourism​
    • Romance
    • Soccer Celebration
  • Punjabi (Pakistani)​
R
  • Romanian
  • Russian
    • Slang​
    • Superstition
S
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Serbian
  • Shanghainese
  • Slovak
  • Castilian Spanish
    • Flamenco Dancing​
    • Soccer Celebration
  • Latin American Spanish​
    • Business​
    • Legal
    • Medical
    • Romance
    • Spanish for Librarians
    • Text Talk
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
T
  • Tagalog
  • Tamil
  • Telugu
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Tuvan
U
  • Ukrainian
  • Urdu
  • Uzbek
V
  • Vietnamese
Y
  • Yiddish
Which English Courses Can I Take with Mango?
English learners of over 20 source languages can develop their English speaking skills through courses that develop the same courses and native-speaker context as Mango's world language courses.  (Items in blue indicate Specialty Courses available for that language)
  • Classroom English for Bengali
  • Classroom English for Haitian Creole
  • Classroom English for Hmong
  • English for Mandarin Speakers
    • Business English for Mandarin Speakers
  • ESL Arabic (Egyptian)​
  • ESL Arabic (MSA)
  • ESL Armenian
  • ESL Chinese (Cantonese)
  • ESL French
  • ESL German
  • ESL Greek
  • ESL Italian
  • ESL Japanese
  • ESL Korean
  • ESL Polish
  • ESL Portuguese (Brazil)
  • ESL Russian
  • ESL Somali
  • ESL Spanish (Latin American)
    • Business English for Spanish​
    • ESL Spanish - Lenguaje de Text
    • ESL for Spanish-Seeking Job Seekers
  • ESL Turkish​
  • ESL Vietnamese
Getting Started:

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WHY DO I WANT IT?

HOW DO I GET IT?

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  • Learn over 70 world languages or take over 20 ESL courses for FREE!

  • Download the Mango app from the App or Play Store for language learning on-the-go, whenever, wherever you are!

  • Click here to access LPPL's Mango homepage.

  • Enter your library card if prompted.  If not prompted, go on to the next step.

  • Click "Sign-Up."  Sign-up for an account by entering your email and creating a password. 

  • If you have a mobile device, download the Mango app.  

  • Log-in using your email and password.

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Need a demo or class on any of our subscription services?  Contact us to "Book-a-Librarian!" Our knowledgeable staff will set up an appointment with you to teach you how to access and use our subscription services.