Watch your back Rosetta Stone, Mango Languages is poised to become a market heavy-weight in the language education market. After all, do you offer lessons in how to talk like a pirate?
"Mango’s digital products were first introduced in hundreds of libraries across North America and now are expanding to a wide range of consumer and educational products that include dozens of courses in 49 languages, including 15 English as a second language courses, each with about 10 lessons. The products are being sold to libraries, educational outlets, military branches and departments and, more recently, consumers.
Mango has gone from developing practical, smart products to now developing a religious scholarly course. At the same time, Mango tries not to take itself too seriously. It offers a course, for example, in “pirate” language, mocking the sea bandits’ way of speaking."
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