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.
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.