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Library Information for International Students

This guide contains helpful information for international students about using Galvin Library.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system that teaches conversation skills for several different languages. 

You can also access mango Languages through our databases page. It can be accessed from off-campus. 

Note: Mango Languages requires a javascript-enabled browser and Adobe Flash Player.

English Language Services

Tips for Improving Your English

A new language is not only learned in classroom. There are a lot of other fun ways! If you’d like to learn a new language or improve your English skills, the Ted article How to learn a new language: 7 secrets from TED Translators (link below) has some good simple and doable tips.  #4 is a must! 

Using English Dictionaries

Instead of using your native language dictionary or translation tools, using English dictionaries is another good way to improve your English skills.

English Learning Resources