If you’re learning the English language, the library has a free program to help.
Beginning Thursday, August 6th, the Saline County Library will offer a program called English Language Conversational. It will be on Thursday nights at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom video conference.
This program is designed for English language learners who want to practice their conversational English in a group. This is for ages 13 and older.
To register, visit https://salinecounty.librarycalendar.com/events/english-language-class-6. You will receive an email with the Zoom link.
This is a conversation-based program focused on practicing reading skills and speaking skills including pronunciation and new vocabulary, as well as specific grammar rules upon request.
Jessica Hodges, will be hosting this program. Hodges has a degree in Spanish as well as two years of experience as an English teacher in Spain. Each week, she will allow participants to guide the conversation depending on the skills they want to practice.
The library also provides cardholders with access to online resources such as Brainfuse HelpNow, Colorín Colorado, and Mango Languages. With Brainfuse HelpNow, students can get live tutoring help for ESL. Brainfuse HelpNow also offers a comprehensive library that covers a range of beginning to advanced ESL topics.
Colorín Colorado provides free research-based ESL information, activities, and advice to parents, schools, and communities. Mango Languages provides language learning experiences with step-by-step lesson plans for 71 different languages, as well as English lessons for over 16 languages along with a text translator.
For more information on all of Saline County Library’s programs and services, call 501-778-4766 or visit www.SalineCountyLibrary.org.