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Resources for English Language Learners

A collection of special resources for English Language Learners (ELL/ESL).

Name Description Use At Home?
Flipster

Instant access to the most popular magazines. With Flipster, it's simple to select your favorite digital magazines from the newsstand and start reading on your computer or mobile device.

Yes
hoopla

Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, and eaudiobooks, 24/7 with your Niles library card. No waiting. No late fees. No ads. 10 downloads a month.

Yes
LearningExpress Library

Find interactive test preparation guides for the ASVAB, GRE, SAT, ACT, civil service, military, law enforcement, real estate, U.S. Citizenship Test, and other exams. Use for career exploration and workplace skill-building. Find essentials to building a resume or cover letter. Includes test prep for elementary school and high school students.

Yes
Mango Languages

Mango teaches 60 languages step-by-step from the very widely spoken (Spanish, Chinese, Russian, French, Italian) to the more unusual (Irish, Swahili, and even Pirate) as well as Angielski Dla Polaków (ESL Polish), Inglés Para Hablantes De Español (ESL Spanish), and others.

Yes
Rosetta Stone

Learn a new language using the world's most trusted language-learning software. Rosetta Stone features 50 hours of foundational instruction to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in 30 different languages.

Yes
TumblebookCloud

TumbleBookCloud (Grades 5+) Contains over 600 middle school and high school titles, including graphic novels, short stories, teen fiction, classics, audiobooks and National Geographic videos.

Yes
Tumblebooks

Online picture books that move and talk!  The Tumblebooks collection also includes read-alongs for early readers, puzzles, games, book quizzes, audiobooks for older readers, and a collection of foreign language books.

Yes
World Book Online Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Excelente contenido de World Book editorial, multimedia y funciones interactivas en español. World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.

Yes

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