Hello and welcome!
As wise people like to say: knowledge is power. And language is the way we discover knowledge. In that spirit, we have a variety of resources freely available for learning English. Whether you learn best with a group or a teacher, or at home listening to a book or watching a movie, we have something for everyone.
If what you are looking for isn't on the list below, please Ask a Librarian and we will be happy to help you find it!
English as a Second Language (ESL) Resources at Arapahoe Library:
We have English as a Second Language classes available at our libraries through our partnership with The Learning Source. Registration happens twice a year, in January and August. Please contact The Learning Source at 303-922-4683 for more details. Classes fill up fast, so be sure to mark your calendars!
We have other free resources for learning English at our libraries:
- English Conversation Circles
- English Language Learning Materials
- Online English Classes (Click on "Transparent Language Online")
- Downloadable ESL Materials
Reading in English for Beginning to Advanced Readers:
- Beginning level books for new readers
- Downloadable easy readers
- Intermediate level graphic novels
- Advanced intermediate level Collins English readers
- Advanced intermediate level Agatha Christie series
- Advanced level books
Other recommended online resources, also available as mobile applications:
Preparing for Language and School Tests:
- Study for TOEFL
- Books and Other Study Materials for the GED
- Study for your GED Online (Click on "Learning Express Library")
- Study for Tests, Learn About Computers, Search for a Job! (Learning Express Library, Lynda.com)