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English as a Second Language
To help learners and teachers of English as a Second Language, all Kitchener Public Library locations offer a wide selection of language learning materials.
Topics include vocabulary, pronunciation, listening, reading, communication, grammar, idioms as well as TOEFL, IELTS, and other English tests.
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Search the Catalogue
If you are using the library catalogue to look for ESL items, the following searches will help:
- English language textbooks for foreign speakers
- English language sound recordings for foreign speakers
- English language self-instruction
- English language spoken English
- English language study and teaching
These lists of books and other materials may help you in your learning:
|Beginner ESL||Learn about Canada|
|Beginner ESL Fiction||Listening Skills|
|CELPIP Practice||Picture Dictionaries|
|IELTS Practice||Pronunciation Practice|
|Intermediate ESL Fiction||Workplace ESL|
Need more info?
We welcome ESL teachers and tutors to bring their students for a library tour. For more information, or to book a tour, contact librarian Erica Dudszus.
Phone: 519-743-0271 x230