What ESL Students Have to Say


Bulgarian Speaker Gets Help with English






Aneta, a native Bulgarian, gets help with vocabulary, speaking and writing at the ESL office.


ESL Programs Change Korean Woman's Life






Kyoung heard about our library services through a pamphlet welcoming newcomers to the area. She says the Library's ESL programs changed her life. Kyoung likes having the chance to practice with adults and native English speakers.


ESL Office Helps with Business Culture






Yosuke, a Japanese man, came in to use the Library's ESL computer programs to improve his business conversations and writing.


Indian Man Gains Confidence






AHML's ESL programs helped Sathiyamoorthy with general business conversations. He also enjoys participating in the book discussions and culture and conversation programs.


Polish Woman Learns at Own Pace






In addition to coming in to use the computer programs and audiovisual materials in the ESL office, Barbara encourages other English learners to check out CDs, DVDs, and recorded books to enhance personal goals.


Russian Woman Encourages ESL Services Use






Julia came to the Library's ESL office to learn American customs to become a good citizen. She worked on all our programs and recommends the Articles program for Slavic-speaking adults.


Spanish Speaker Gets Help with TOEFL






Before going for her Master's degree, Amalia, a native Spanish speaker, used the Library's ESL Services to help her study for her TOEFL test.


Turkish Woman Benefits from ESL Services






Hilal moved to the area to take advantage of all the services the Library has to offer. She enjoys learning about current issues and improving her conversation skills in a public format.


Ukrainian Speaker Completes Masters Degree






Nadiya, a Ukrainian, was able to enroll in a program, study, and complete her Master’s degree with the help of a tutor and practicing with computer applications available through AHML's ESL Literacy Office.


Vietnamese Woman Attains Goal of Citizenship






Ngoc's dream came true after using the Library's ESL computer applications and tutoring to complete her citizenship requirements.

Pronunciator

Teaches ESL from 50 source languages. Additional lessons for over 80 languages. 
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Mango Languages

Mango Languages
Teaches ESL from 18 source languages.  Additional lessons for 62 languages.  Includes  Little Pim for kids.   Apps
 

Visual Thesaurus

Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus

Visual Thesaurus lets you look up word meanings and find other terms to use.

Testing Resources

Testing & Education Reference Center
This site has practice tests and study guides for TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship tests, as well as many academic and vocational tests.

Upcoming Programs

 
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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

04/27/2011
The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
 
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Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
 
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
 
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
 
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
 
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
 
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