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Mango Complete is an in-depth, visually engaging interactive language learning tool. Languages included are: Spanish, French, Italian, German, Mandarin Chinese, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Japanese, Hindi, Greek, and ESL Spanish. Enter your library card number to start using the software. If you want to track your progress you will need to create an account.
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