ESL & Literacy

Literacy Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Call 847-870-4309 or email with questions.

 

What ESL Students Have to Say



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.

About the Literacy Office

English language help available through the Literacy Office.

Literacy Office Hours:

  • Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Call 847-870-4309 or email with questions.

ESL Book Discussion

by Sun-Mi Hwang
 
Monday, May 19, 2014
OR
Thursday, May 22, 2014
 
Board Room 1:30-3:00 p.m.
 
Come join one of these lively sessions. Pick up a copy of the book at the ESL/Literacy office beginning April 1.

Literacy/English as a Second Language (ESL) Links

Computer Learning

AHML Cardholders Only

We offer computers and software to help you improve and practice English on your own, at your own speed. Topics include:

  • Pronunciation
  • Business English
  • Reading, grammar and writing
  • TOEFL preparation
  • American culture

Beginning ESL Class

Thursdays, 12:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room
Classes start on January 16, 2014.

This free class is cosponsored by District 214 and the Village of Arlington Heights.
  • New students accepted until February 6, 2014.

Tea & Talk

Wednesday, May 14, 1:30–3 p.m. / Hendrickson Room

Improve your conversation skills at this monthly social group conversation. Everyone is welcome. No registration necessary.
 

1-on-1 Conversation Practice

AHML Cardholders Only
 
For advanced English learners. Students must pass a competency test and be accepted into the program before beginning.
  • Provided by volunteers
  • Available by appointment
  • Improve your conversational and reading skills
 

Citizenship Services

The following resources are helpful for people interested in becoming U.S. Citizens.

Read To Learn 2014

 
Tuesdays,  February 11 - April 29, 9:30 a.m. – noon / Hendrickson Room
Wednesdays, February 12 - April 30, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room
 
One-on-one reading sessions for all English-speaking adults who are learning to read and/or are developing reading skills. New classes begin in the spring and fall. A donation of $10 per class for materials is requested.
 
 

Mango Languages

Mango Languages
Mango Languages provides English as a second language and foreign language courses.
 

Visual Thesaurus

Thinkmap Visual Thesaurus

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

Upcoming Programs