There are many great resources in the community for learning English as a second language. If you’re looking for low and no cost classes, free library programs, or materials to help you study by yourself, take a look at some of these resources:
- Hands On Central Ohio - has a listing of many local organizations that offer ESOL programs.
- The Ohio Latino Affairs Commission publishes a directory for the state each year - look under resources on the left hand side of the screen, and click on “English as a Second Language Directory.” ESOL programs from many language communities are represented.
Databases, and materials available for checkout:
- Mango Languages - has materials for ESOL learners. Follow the link, enter your library card number and PIN, and either select “Sign Up Now” to create an account, or choose “Quick Start.” Click “Learn,” and then click “English Courses.” Available as an app.
- Check out our many ESOL materials, including DVDs, books, and more.
Finally, come to the Reference Department and take a look at our resources on the English language. These materials will always be available here at Tremont Road.