ESL & Literacy Resources
In Stamford & Connecticut
Learn to speak conversational English
at the Ferguson Library.
See schedule and locations
Click on the logo to see a video about Let’s Talk.
- Comprehensive language learning software supports learning of 80 languages in 50 different interfaces
- Largest ESL curriculum with courses in 50 non-English languages
- Apps are available for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Kindle
- Includes up to 22 months of guided instructions per language, and 6-8 weeks of travel and healthcare courses.
Click here to learn how to use it.
Mango offers over 40 foreign languages, and more than 15 ESL courses taught in native languages. You can learn anytime and anywhere with remote access and free mobile apps.
In English Video Language: Set of 20 ESL DVDs in the Ferguson Library Computer Lab.
ESL Resources on the Internet
Rong Chang's ESL site
About.com: English as 2nd language - Provides basic, intermediate, advanced and business courses, free exercises, tests and quizzes as well as TOEFL and IELTS.
Agenda Web - Hundreds of free exercises to learn English online: grammar, verbs, vocabulary, listening, songs and videos. Worksheets and handouts.
Activities for ESL Students
Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English as a Second Language (ESL). This project of
Internet TESL Journal has thousands of contributions by many teachers.
Dave's ESL Café
For ESL/EFL students and teachers; includes chat room, discussion forums, quizzes, online help for students' questions, job center, and more.
English as Another Language
Resources and activities for ESL/EFL teachers and students.
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab
ESL listening exercises, include pre-listening, listening, and post listening tasks for each quiz.
Karin’s Partyland for ESL students.
Our student pages have over 75 interactive quizzes, 15 discussion forums, interactive lessons on a variety of topics, a chat room, and lots of great links.
ESL Reference Guide
Vocabulary, Grammar, Spelling, Reading, Miscellaneous ESL Resources.
Open source database built by Princeton University students and language researchers. A visualization tool that looks up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts.
Web English Teacher
English as a Second Language lesson plans and teaching ideas.