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.

Local Resources

issofbc ISS of BC (Immigrant Services Society of BC) – A variety of support services for immigrants and refugees to help them get settled, find careers and learn all they need to know about starting their new lives in Canada.


First Voices is a free database by the First Peoples’ Cultural Council with Indigenous language learning tools and pronunciation, including the Tla’amin (Sliammon) language.
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.