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Do you see any ways in which the Mango language learning program encourages transfer from your L1 to the L2?

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Web reviews of this product consist of many sponsored links and a limited number of real reviews. If you can get past the hype and the sales pitches, the basic answer seems to be that while it will not live up to the quality of better known programs such as...

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Web reviews of this product consist of many sponsored links and a limited number of real reviews. If you can get past the hype and the sales pitches, the basic answer seems to be that while it will not live up to the quality of better known programs such as Rosetta Stone, and will come nowhere near the level of actually taking a university course, it is not a bad choice for a tourist who wants to learn a few basic phrases for practical uses on vacation, such as ordering food in restaurants or understanding train schedules. 

Overall, this is not really a system that will help with the long and complicated task of transferring from L1 to L2, but rather a quick solution for someone needing a few phrases in L2. 

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