Learn English

The library offers many resources and classes to learn English.

At the library

Talk Time - Talk Time is an informal conversation circle for non-native speakers to practice speaking English. This is not a class, but an opportunity to meet new people, share your culture and have fun. Only English will be spoken.

Intercambios - Practice English or Spanish and help other learners in a friendly atmosphere. Participants speak half the time in each language. Beginners welcome. Practique inglés o español y ayude a los demás que están aprendiendo en un ambiente amable. Participantes hablan la mitad del tiempo en cada idioma. También los principiantes son bienvenidos.

English Classes - You are invited to the free ESL Classes at the library. All levels are welcome and no registration is required. These classes are provided by People-Places-Things.

Local classes and tutors for English language learners

Books and materials for learning English

Learn English online

  • USA Learns help using this website (PDF) - A free English course provided by the Department of Education of the United States. Please click on the word "Spanish" on the main page for instructions in Spanish. Un curso de inglés gratis proveído por el Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos. Haga 'clic' en la palabra "español" en la página principal para instrucciones en español.
  • Pumarosa - Fast, fun and free to learn English. It was specially designed to help Spanish-speaking students with difficulties learning English. Método rápido, divertido y gratis para aprender inglés. Fue especialmente diseñada para ayudar a los estudiantes de habla hispana con dificultades para aprender inglés.
  • Mango Languages – English as a second language (ESL) 100-lesson course.

Dictionaries

Vocabulary

  • FreeRice - Quiz yourself on what words mean
  • Slang - American slang and idioms

Pronunciation

Listening

Grammar

  • EnglishClub - grammar lessons with quizzes to check your understanding
  •  Eflnet - learn about and test yourself on common English grammar