Learning a new language? Want to practice your language skills? Preparing to travel abroad? Portland Public Library has online tools, audiobooks, and books to help you learn a language, at any skill level, at your own pace.
تعلم لغة جديدة؟
Voulez vous apprendre une nouvelle langue, à votre propre rythme?
Aprendiendo un nuevo idioma, a su proprio ritmo?
Aprendendo uma nova língua, no seu próprio ritmo?
Mango Languages is a fun, fast online system to learn 45 languages including Arabic, Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, Russian, Swahili … and many more. Mango is a practical, interactive program, focused on conversation skills, so you’ll start speaking after just one lesson.
Lights. Camera. Language.
Try this new Mango product — the first and only language and culture learning system that teaches through feature films now available from Portland Public Library.
Use Mango on a computer or download the iPhone or Android app. Set up your free account with your email address, library barcode, and a password.
cloudLibrary Language Learning eBooks and eAudiobooks
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks for learning a variety of languages from cloudLibrary. Search for “language” or click “Foreign Language Study” in the cloudLibrary menu to see the full collection.
Tumblebooks also offers some children’s language learning eAudiobooks in French, Spanish, Chinese, and Russian.
World Language Literature
Check out our collection of adult fiction & nonfiction in non-English languages.
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