May Featured Resource: Language Learning

Posted May 3rd 2017

Language Learning Resources

Mango Languages
Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to effectively teach users to learn a new language.

Mobile App:
For information or to download, please see: http://www.mangolanguages.com/mobile-apps/


Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone provides core lessons to build speaking, reading and writing skills in over 30 languages. The program employs immersion and interactive technology to teach languages; utilizing a large library of native speaker audio clips, real-life images and text to help learners absorb meaning intuitively, so learning is natural and rewarding.

Whether using Rosetta Stone for the first time or logging in to your previously created account, please use the following steps:

  1. If you are on campus, navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page and click on the link to Rosetta Stone. If you are off campus, sign in to the Off-Campus Access page, then navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page on the Library’s databases page.
  2. Once you have clicked on the link on the Rosetta Stone entry page, you will be directed to a login/sign up screen. Either enter your previously selected log in credentials or enter new username and password to sign up. You will be asked to select a language even if you have chosen a language previously.
  3. After successfully logging in, select the ‘Launch Rosetta Stone Languages Lessons Version 3.’

Mobile App:
To use the Rosetta Stone Mobile App, please follow the steps below. You must follow steps 2-4 every time you log in to app.

  1. Download the Rosetta Stone Mobile App from the Google Play Store (Android), Apple App Store (iOS), or Amazon App Store (Kindle).
  2. If you are on campus, navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page and click on the link to Rosetta Stone. If you are off campus, sign in to the Off-Campus Access page, then navigate to the Rosetta Stone entry page on the Library’s databases page.
  3. Once you have clicked on the link on the Rosetta Stone entry page, you will be directed to a login/sign up screen. Either enter your previously selected log in credentials or enter new username and password to sign up. You will be asked to select a language even if you have chosen a language previously.
  4. After successfully logging in, select the ‘Launch Rosetta Stone Languages Lessons Version 3.’

Note: First-time users are prompted to create a free personal profile to keep track of their progress while moving through the resource’s lessons and units.

Supported Browsers:
As of March 2017, Rosetta Stone will only support Internet Explorer 11 and the latest versions of Chrome, Edge, Safari, and Firefox.

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