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AV2 World Languages eBooks

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With more than 100 fully digital titles, AV2 World Languages offers eBooks covering a vast amount of educational content. Titles are available in 12 languages with options for audio readings in the selected language.

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LOTE Online for Kids

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LOTE (Languages Other Than English) provides digital books which allow kids to enjoy the magic of reading in a variety of languages. With more than 1,350 digital picture books, all including an English translation, kids can learn languages and strengthen literacy skills. With new books released each month, this is a great resource to help keep children engaged in reading. To get started, find Bloomington Public Library's name in the Library Search bar and then you can start accessing all the content!

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Mango Languages

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Immerse yourself in everyday conversations via 70+ different language courses. Mango Languages also offers ESL courses to native speakers of 21 different languages. Mango is designed to equip users with conversational abilities from the very start, and is available as a mobile app for iPhone and Android! Online tutorials are available.

 

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Sign Language 101

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This free online resource uses videos to teach American Sign Language. Courses are taught by deaf ASL experts and include tips on deaf culture as well as an introduction to signing. No Library Card Required!

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Transparent Language Online

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Transparent Language Online offers a comprehensive language-learning solution. This flexible program offers a wide variety of courses and activities to help users quickly and easily learn new languages. Transparent Language is also available as a mobile app for iPhone and Android! Online tutorials are available.

 

 

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