We offer virtual and in-person English conversation groups through partner libraries.

Conversation groups provide intermediate level and above adult English as a Second Language (ESL) learners more practice in speaking English in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. There is no charge for attendance. All adult English learners and their tutors are welcome! For the list of groups, click here.

Learning & Activity Websites

  • Activities for ESL Students offers a wide variety of interactive quizzes, tests, exercises, and puzzles for ESL learners.
  • The Alberta Teachers’ Association provides a list of free, multilingual picture dictionaries designed for beginning English language learners of all ages.
  • CATESOL ESL Games is a collection of online, educational, English learning, grammar, and vocabulary games.
  • Dave’s ESL Cafe is an excellent resource that includes many links, activities, teacher tips, and lesson plans. This is a great starting point for teachers.
  • EL/Civics Online is an online professional development resource created through the collaboration of the Adult Learning Resource Center (ALRC) and the U.S. government.
  • EnglishPage.com provides free English lessons and exercises. It also offers links to a variety of ESL reading and listening resources.
  • GCFLearnFree.org provides step-by-step instructions on a variety of math skills and computer topics. This site requires a good amount of reading but is a good resource for higher-level students and tutors.
  • Internet Essentials from Comcast offers low-cost Internet service, discounted computer equipment, and free digital literacy training to families with at least one child eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program.