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Programs

ESL Table Talk

Summer 2018 Schedule:
Mondays - 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
June 4 - August 20

Library Meeting Room B

Join our FREE table talk group. Join us to learn and improve common vocabulary, phrasing, and discuss American culture.

Note: Some basic English reading, writing, and speaking skills are required. This is a Drop-In program. Registration is not required.

 

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Databases
Powerspeak Languages

 Powerspeak Languages (Gale)

 Language Learning
 ESL/ELL

  • Includes free access to:
    • Online lessons in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Audience:
    • All ages
  • Perfect for:
    • Anyone looking to learn a new language from the convenience of home
  • Features:
    • Multimedia language learning experience - listen, speak, write, use flashcards, and play engaging games
  • Video Tutorials
   
Rocket Languages

 Rocket Languages

 Language Learning
 ESL/ELL

  • Includes free access to:
    • Interactive Audio Courses in Spanish, English, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, American Sign Language (ASL), Korean, Portuguese, Inglés para hispanohablantes, and 英文課程
  • Audience:
    • All ages
  • Perfect for:
    • Anyone looking to learn a new language from the convenience of home or on the go
  • Features:
    • Motivational progress trackers, reinforcement testing, and culture lessons
    • Mobile compatible: Apps available for Android & iOS
      Note: You must register for an account using the link above first, before you can sign in via the app.
  • Video Tutorials

You will need to sign in with your library card barcode number

Find Books
Book

Language instructional materials and dictionaries can be found in our non-fiction section. Multi-media instructional materials (such as CD-Roms) can be found in our Language & Literacy collection near the Connections Café.

Browse items in the 428 call number range.

Agencies Who Can Help
Online Resources
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  • Podcasts 
    • Can be listened to on the web via your computer, or via your smartphone
    • For iPhones - Use iTunes
    • For Android - download a podcast player app in the Google Play store
    • BBC’s "The English We Speak"
    • Center for Educational Development’s "ESLPOD"
  • Apps
  • Pronunciation resources
    • Forvo - Forvo is the largest online pronunciation guide in the world, where you'll find millions of words pronounced in their original languages.
    • Emma Saying - Emma Saying is a free English video pronunciation guide and YouTube channel.