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Language Learning

Language Learning

Trying to learn a new language? The library has some resources to help.

Transparent Language

Learn a new language through interactive self-paced lessons either on a computer or through the app. Over 70 languages to study! Access Transparent Language for free on the A-Z List of Learning Databases. Learn more: Transparent Language Help Video.

Pimsleur Language Systems

Founded by Dr. Paul Pimsleur, Pimsleur Language Programs have been offered since since 1963. Pimsleur is primarily an audio-based language learning program. Find downloadable titles through MELSA: Twin Cities Metro eLibrary or CDs and workbooks at the library.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages employs organic language acquisition and emphasizes learning grammatical principles through realistic conversations. Download the audiobook learning through MELSA: Twin Cities Metro eLibrary,

Living Language

Living Language was originally developed in 1946 by foreign language education experts to teach overseas-bound service personnel and diplomats.  Download the audiobook version at MELSA: Twin Cities Metro eLibrary.