Thursday, January 02, 2014

Talk like a pirate among language courses at Greenwood Public Library

This system sounds like a good investment for all libraries, card holders can use it at their own pace.   - - Donna Poisl

Written by Vic Ryckaert

Arr, blow me down! The Greenwood Public Library is launching a new digital learning system offering classes in more than 40 languages, including pirate.

The library will unveil its new Mango language database in January. Reference librarian Susan Jerger said there has been growing demand for online language materials, particularly among patrons learning to speak English.

“We’ve been interested in foreign language assistance for English speakers and also for non-English speakers for several years now,” Jerger said. “Of course we had to wait until we were in a good financial place to do something like this.”
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