English as a Second Language

ESL resources in the Library

Browse our ESL collection - we have books, CDs, and DVDs you can borrow to help you learn to speak, read and write English.

Books from our ESL Book Club - you can borrow these for your discussion group.

Learn English Online 

Mango Languages

Lessons in 65 languages (including English). Once you've signed up for an account on our website, you can download Mango's app for iOS or android and learn on your mobile device.

Tip: Check out Mango's voice comparison feature - available on some slides. Just look for the the microphone icon next to the word or phrase.

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Learning Express Library

Provides practice tests, tutorials and courses for math, reading, writing, computer skills, LSAT, TOEFL, citizenship exams, jobs, career development and more. Please note: lessons will not display unless your browser allows pop-ups. If you need help, please ask us. 

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English Language Programs 

English Corner  Enjoy English conversation while developing language skills and making new friends. Drop in.

ESL Reading Club  Improve your English skills by reading and discussing stories and essays. Registration required.

Advanced ESL Book Club  Are you ready to read a longer novel? Improve your reading skills, and practise English conversation in our ESL book club for advanced readers.  

English Conversation Circle  Improve your listening and speaking skills while learning about Canadian culture and local customs. For English language learners who possess a basic foundation in spoken English. No registration required.

Let's Talk! A weekly discussion group for English language learners interested in improving their listening and speaking skills. No registration required. 

Small Group Conversation Practise your English with our English Tutor-in-Residence and a learning partner for six 40-minute sessions. Registration required.

 

Upcoming

English Corner

Friday, December 1, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Welsh Hall

English Conversation Circle

Monday, December 4, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Welsh Hall

Let's Talk!

Tuesday, December 5, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Welsh Hall East