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Learn a Language

Looking for language education for your kids, or perhaps you'd like to learn yourself?


With Languagenut and your Manawatu District Libraries library card, you have access to 21 modern foreign languages including Maori, French, German and Spanish. Nurture reading, writing, listening and speaking skills through a wide range of games and activities. ... There are also resources to learn English as a second language.

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Languagenut is as child-friendly and accessible as it could possibly be using songs and seven tried-and-tested game formats. It is a site that is time saving, engaging, rich with virtual resources and, for adults and children alike, wonderfully stress free.  The visual resources engage and enhance the learning of up to thirteen different languages.  Encouraging feedback it includes a choice of fun games that are bright, colourful and user friendly. Also offers an ESL component for non English speakers to learn using their native language.