Language Learning

Library Databases

Mango is an online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for real communication. It’s the fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language! Visit our Guide to Mango to get started.


First Voices is a free database by the First Peoples’ Cultural Council with Indigenous language learning tools and pronunciation, including the Ayajuthem language spoken by the Tla’amin peoples.
Languages Canada/Langues Canada Find approved language learning programs in Canada, including general English, general French, Business French, Language Instruction for New Canadians, IELTS and TOEFL Preparation courses.

Local Resources

Lift Literacy Programs provides two provincially supported literacy programs for our region including tutoring for one-on-one support, and outreach activities.

Visit the Literacy Office within the Library, email Megan Dulcie Dill, or call 604-485-4796 (ext 7) to learn more.