Improve Your English With Sno-Isle Libraries

Looking to improve your English speaking skills? Sno-Isle Libraries offers many resources for learning and practicing the English language.  

Talk Time - practice speaking English with other English language learners in a safe, friendly and welcoming environment during the library's weekly conversation group led by trained volunteers. The program is free and you do not need a library card to attend. However, registration is required. 

Mango Languages - this mobile app teaches English using real-life conversations in short lessons designed for new speakers. Courses are available for speakers of over 20 languages. The app is available for download on Google Play and the Apple Store, and can be used for free with your library card.  

Audiobooks - improve pronunciation by listening to and learning from our hundreds of English language learning audiobooks, many of which can be streamed online for free with a library card. 

The library also offers access to English language learning videos that can be checked out with your library card:

Global English Course 1

This five-part video series is for beginning English speakers and teaches the alphabet, basic grammar and verbs. Stream it for free with Kanopy. A library card and email address is required for access. 

ABC Pronunciary

This DVD course can help improve pronunciation with its interactive guide to 51 common English sounds.

Conversation Pieces for Improving ESL Communication

This DVD contains nine scenes featuring everyday conversations to help English language learners master common words and phrases.