Knowing a foreign language is an extreme bonus for any child or adult.   More and more we realize that we are in a global society.   Although that may have become a global society.  But facts are facts.  Individuals are interacting virtually and in real life from people from other countries and those that speak another language more often than ever before.  Knowing a foreign language and not just using Goole Translate is a highly evaluate skill.

Here are some resources that you can use to help you or your child learn a foreign language.


Duolingo is a free application that is available for Android, Apple, and on through the web.   The app is free and uses adds.  You can pay for an ad-free version. They offer many different languages: Spanish, French, Mandarin, German, Hebrew, Arabic, and more.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages has a subscription.  Some library systems have a free version available for their library patrons.  You can sign up for monthly and yearly subscriptions if your library does not offer it for free.   There are options to sign up for access to one language or all languages.   The current yearly plans are $79.99 every 12 months for one language or $179.99 every 12 months all languages.   Monthly plans are $7.99 every month for one language or $17.99 every month for all languages.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone is a language learning platform that may be more familiar.   The website offers learning via the web and through a downloadable app.  Like Mango Language, the program may be offered through some libraries via an enterprise license.  There are different subscription options currently offered during this time, including homeschool, lifetime, and others.    You can visit the Rosetta  Stone website for updated pricing.