Online Language Learning
Duolingo is great, but you might be getting tired of the green owl. Here are some other options:
Language Transfer - Use the rules of English to help you become conversational in a new language.
Open Culture - Pick the language you want to learn and find free programs and open online classes.
Pimsleur Spanish - The old tried and true method. The online service is not available to libraries but you can check out the complete e-audiobooks of Spanish Levels 1 and 2 on Libby. (You will only see it if you log in with your library card.) The other languages may be available on CD. You can check here.
Classes for English Language Learners
Classes are full and we are nolong accepting applications for the 2023-2024 session.
We need ESL Tutors for 2024-2025 classes.
Training takes place online at your own pace.
We supply ESL learning materials such as Easy English News and News for You.
Classes begin in September/October 2024 and run through June 2025.
You set your own class schedule. Classes typically meet 1 time per week for 1 hour.
Adults who are interested in becoming ESL tutors should contact ESL Coordinator, Rafat Ispahany, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 201-568-8680.
ALL ESL - resources for ESL Tutors
Education First - grammar, idioms, vocabulary, quotations and names
Elizabeth Claire's Easy English News - monthly audio recordings of Easy English News articles
ESL Bits - Read books in English while listening to the correct English pronunciation
ESL Video - Free quizzes, lessons and online conversation classes for English language learners
Eva Easton's American English Pronunciation - video lessons and audio quizzes on all aspects of English
News For You - weekly online newspaper - listen options, vocabulary definitions, games and more (passcode: 063718)
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab - online listening with comprehension quizzes - all levels of English
TV411 - videos and web activities designed to help improve reading, writing. Includes math and science topics
USA Learns - video lessons with activities, includes US Citizenship course
Voice of America Learning English - videos, lessons, news and more