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The Language Lab

ELLIS at the Ferguson Library : Learn more about ELLIS

English Language Learning Interactive System is designed to teach English to students of different ages and
levels. ELLIS combines graphics, video, digital sound, animation.  ELLIS supports instructions in
over 60 languages.
 
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TRAINED HOW TO USE ELLIS, PLEASE CALL FOR APPOINTMENT AT 203-351-8228. 
You can use ELLIS as a guest or to have permanent id and password assigned to you.  Please call at 203-351-8228 to register ID and password in the database.


ELLIS SELF ORIENTATION
is available for very motivated learners.
Click here and try it. 

If you feel comfortable with the program after you have completed
the self orientation and need a learner ID and a password, stop by the
reference desk and complete an application form.  

Your password and learner’s ID usually consists of your first name in lower key
and last 4 digits of your telephone number. You will be able to use your password and learner’s ID in three business days
after you submit an application. After the training or self orientation you can use ELLIS during the hours the
lab is open for ESL learners.


See the schedule below.

Mango Languages 

 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.


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  • Comprehensive language learning software supports learning of 80 different languages in 50 different interfaces
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  • 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.

 


In English: Video Language

 

 

 Set of 20 ESL DVDs is only available on one computer in the Main library computer lab during the same hours as ELLIS.




Schedule for ELLIS, Tell Me More, Mango and In English Video Language is
available to the general public at the following library locations:

 

These resources are available to the general public at the Main Library, DiMattia Building

3rd Floor Computer Lab *

Mondays-Thursdays

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Friday 

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 

Saturday 

Closed

Sunday 

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

For more information contact Tom LaSalle or Yelena Klompus

ELLIS is available at South End Branch

Tuesdays

11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Thursdays

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

 

For more information contact Josephine Fulcher-Anderson

Technical assistance will not be provided during these hours. To use this service you need to schedule an individual training  or use self – orientation.   
Please call  at 203-351-8228 to schedule the individual training.
* If the Rotary Room is reserved for other library programs, you can use ELLIS in the computer lab on the 3rd floor.