English for Adult Learners

Easy English for Beginners
Side by Side

Mondays & Thursdays at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

February 12, 15, 22, 26, 29
March 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25

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Learn language and life skills through reading, speaking, and writing.

Registration required

Register at the Second Floor Information Desk at the Main Library or by calling 203-351-8228.
For more information, email yelena@fergusonlibrary.org

Third Floor Technology Center
Bedford and Broad Streets, Stamford

Questions? Contact:

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Library Tours for ESL Learners

We provide library tours for adult ESL learners of organized educational organizations such as Adult Continuing Education, ESL students and Literacy Volunteers.

Other English Language Learning Services

Adult & Continuing Education
175 Atlantic Street
Stamford, CT 06901
Tel: 203-977-4209
Fax: 203-324-9441
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Literacy Volunteers at Family Centers
60 Palmer’s Hill Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: 203-324-3167
Fax: 203-358-2327

Building 1 Community
75 Selleck Street
Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: 203-674 8585
Email: info@neighborslinkstamford.org

Stamford English Language Academy
Adult Learning Center
369 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06902

International Languages and Services, Inc. (ILS)
78 Harvard Ave
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 961-1300

Inlingua Language School
2701 Summer St
Stamford CT 06905-4390

Darien Continuing Education
P.O. Box 1167
Darien, CT 06820
(203) 656-7467

Greenwich Adult & Continuing Education
290 Greenwich Ave
Greenwich, CT 06830
(203) 625-7400

Norwalk Community College
188 Richards Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854

Computer Training

Free computer training in Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, and Russian is available in the Main library by appointment. Use our Book a Librarian form to schedule or call 203-351-8228.

ESL Volunteering

Help ESL students learn English. Our informal Let’s Talk English Conversation groups help English language learners master conversational English.

Language Learning Resources with a Ferguson Library Card

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Learn English with hoopla's collection of language learning books and audiobooks that you can download for free with your Ferguson Library card.

Niche academy

Learn how to access digital media on Hoopla, Libby (OverDrive) and Kanopy. There are also tutorials for Consumer Reports, Tutor.com, Ancestry.com and many more online resources.

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Pronunciator - comprehensive & personalized language learning software supports learning of 164 languages including ASL and ESL.

Online Language Learning Resources

We Are New York
Self-paced online video courses for adults learning and practicing English.

USA Learns
Practice English speaking, reading, writing, listening, grammar, vocabulary for beginning and intermediate levels of adult English learners.

Life in the U.S.A
A guide to American life.

English as 2nd language
Provides basic, intermediate, advanced and business courses, free exercises, tests and quizzes as well as TOEFL and IELTS.

Activities for English Language Students
Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles to help you learn English.

Dave’s ESL Café
For English language students and teachers; includes chat room, discussion forums, quizzes, online help, job center, and more.

Games, quizzes, stories and jokes for all level of English learners.

English Page
Online English lessons & resources.

Internet TESL Journal
Teachers guide.

Karin’s Partyland for ESL Students
Over 75 interactive quizzes, 15 discussion forums, interactive lessons on a variety of topics, a chat room, and lots of great links.

Learning English from BBC
Broad variety of English learning resources from the BBC.

Randal's English Lab
Listening exercises, which include pre-listening, listening, and post listening tasks for each quiz.

Open source built by Princeton University students and language researchers. A visualization tool for words definitions & associations.

Web English Teacher
English Language lesson plans and teaching ideas.