Language Learning & Travel

Database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. The 4,000+ maps include political, physical, outline, population, precipitation, climate, and other thematic maps. New maps are added to the collection every month.

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An electronic travel guide for 175 countries of the world with information about society and culture, travel, communications, business, trade, marketing, and security. Create a personalized travel guide containing health and safety information, essential language terms, travel accommodations, main attractions, and more by selecting topics you wish to print and the database will create a PDF that you can print and take with you on your travels.

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Comprehensive social, cultural and travel resource covering 175 countries and territories. Includes more than 11 million words of editorial, over 6,500 color photos and 1,575 country maps. For each country discover information on the culture, climate and points of interest, security, business services, sports, transportation, food, recipes and essential terms in the native language.

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Mango es un sistema de aprendizaje de idiomas por internet que puede ayudar a hispanohablantes aprender idiomas como inglвs. Se crea un perfil al proveer un correo electrўnico, crear una contrase?a, y clicar en el botўn ?signup.?  Para entrar al sistema fuera de la biblioteca, se requiere el nЈmero de su tarjeta de la biblioteca.  A seguir, hay que abrir el email que ?Mango? haya enviado, y  clicar en la direcciўn URL incluida en ese email para entrar a Idiomas ?Mango?.  Despuвs de haber creado el perfil, se puede acceder 100 lecciones en niveles, bКsico y completo, en todos los idiomas, usando su correo electrўnico y su contrase?a.  Si no quiere crear un perfil, se puede clicar en el botўn que dice ?Start Learning? para proceder a la primera lecciўn.  Se necesita un perfil para hacer mКs de una lecciўn.  Tambiвn estКn disponibles lecciones de espa?ol, francвs, japonвs, portuguвs brasile?o, alemКn, chino mandarino, griego, italiano, ruso, y mКs.

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Need to brush up on your French or Spanish or any of 69 other languages? Mango Languages is the place to go to learn foreign language at your own pace and in a fun and engaging way. Current language lessons  include: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, and English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers. More languages are added regularly!

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Transparent Language Online offers curriculum for over 100 languages for a variety of learning styles. Patrons can practice speaking, listening and writing a new language--for free! There is also an extensive collection for non-English speakers. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using our wide variety of courses and activities.

NOTE: If you already have a Law Depot account through the library, please use the same username and password to access Transparent Languages.

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