Can ye speak Pirate?

September 7, 2011

Ahoy, mateys! Be ye ready fer some swashbucklin’ and carousin’?

Learn the art of pirate parley from a true gentleman o’ fortune: The Mango Languages Pirate Language course has risen from the depths o’ Davy Jones’s Locker ter make a reappearance just in time fer International Talk Like a Pirate Day on September 19.

Ye’ll be learnin’ the proper way to hail yer cap’n and get the landlubbin’ scallywags on board a-sailin’ smartly, among other phrases ye’ll be needin’ on the high seas!

Mango Languages offers free, online language lessons that are quick & easy—just use your Grandview Library card. Choose from 35 languages and 15 ESL (English as a second language) courses. Available wherever you’re online—home computer or mobile device. Another terrific service from the Grandview Library’s Digital Library!

Download Mango Mobile Library Edition (free) for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Available online through the iTunes Store.

Questions? Call Reference at 614-481-3776.

Did you know that you can change your Facebook page to read in Pirate?
To turn your Facebook feed into Pirate:

  • Click on “Account Settings” in the upper right navigation bar
  • Then click on “Languages > Edit,”
  • Scroll down to “English (Pirate)
  • Your Facebook page is automatically translated into Pirate.
  • Don’t forget to add the Grandview Library’s Facebook page.