Learn a Language

OCLS has several resources available for language learning. This resource guide provides you with some of the books, web applications, and mobile resources available to you for language learning.

Mobile Applications

Google Translate

Instantly translate over 50 different languages with dictionary results, text to speech, and voice input with this free app.

Google Play | Website


Mango Languages

Language-learning courses at your fingertips, wherever you go! Get full access to all our Mango Library courses, hear pronunciations, learn vocabulary and grammar with this easy application for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or smartphone. Create a free Mango Languages account and then download the app!

Google Play | Apple Store | Website


Rocket Languages

The Rocket Languages app empowers you to access all the key features of your Rocket Languages course right from your mobile phone or tablet. Use Rocket Languages to learn vocabulary and grammar directly from your iphone, Android, iPad, tablet, or smartphone. 

Google Play | Apple Store | Website



Duolinguo is a free app that provides you with several language choices. The app is designed to help you develop your language skills through interactive activities and visual cues.  

Google Play | Apple Store | Website



Pronunciator apps have the same functionality as the web-based version of Pronunciator.  Stop by any branch of the Orange County Library System to activate your Pronunciator account, then download Pronunciator on your mobile device and start learning today!


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