Published on November 21, 2014
Faculty, staff and students, of the Samford community have free access to courses in over 60 languages through Mango Languages and the Davis Library. In addition to modern languages, there are courses in Latin, Koine Greek, and Biblical Hebrew.
This service is made possible through support of the Department of World Languages & Cultures, the English Language Learner Institute, Davis Library, and the Grace Márquez Language Technology Forum.
The courses are online and can be accessed through mobile devices as well. Anyone with a Samford University username and password can access the courses at library.samford.edu/purl/mango. (You will have to create an account.)
Questions about Mango Languages should be directed to Dr. Thom Thibeault at email@example.com or 726-2742.
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