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ESL Materials and Programs

English Language Learning Collection

List of ESL Resources
 

We offer the following materials in our Adult ESL and literacy collection:

  • Picture Dictionaries
  • Idiom and Slang Definitions
  • English Grammar/Writing Help
  • Student/Teacher Workbooks
  • Accent Reduction Materials
  • Easy Reader Books and CDs
  • Easy English Newspapers
  • Test Preparation Materials

Online English Language Learning

Mango

Mango
Online language learning available with your Novi library card. Offers ESL components for speakers of Arabic (Egyptian/MSA) Armenian, Bengali, Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin), Creole, French, German, Greek, Haitian, Hm, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Vietnamese.

Pronunciator

Pronunciator
Pronunciator - A fun and free way to learn over 100 languages (including English) in your native tongue. With personalized courses that include study guides, audio lessons, video phrases, movies, music and more. This database includes ESL, citizenship, specialized job courses and 8-week travel courses. Learn online, either on your desktop computer or mobile device!.

ESL Programs

English Conversation Group

Make friends while you practice your English pronunciation and conversation skills at the library with other international speakers. No need to register. See the library’s Program/Registration page for meeting dates and times.

ESL Book Discussion

If English is your second language and you enjoy discussing books written in English, then join our ESL Book Discussion. For high-intermediate to advanced English speakers. We discuss one book during the 8-week session. $7 book fee. Registration required. See library’s Program/Registration page for meeting dates and times.

Click here for a list of past titles.

ESL Beginner Book Discussion-Mondays

Oct 21, Oct 28,

Mondays, 10:30am-12pm

Improve your English and have fun! For High-Beginner to Low- Intermediate English speakers only. We will discuss one book during the seven-week session. Registration required and limited to 12 participants. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting.

Ages: 21+
Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Board Room

Online U.S. Citizenship Preparation

US Citizenship & Immigration Resource brochure

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library is full of online test preparation materials and interactive exams for many standardized tests including U.S. citizenship, and more. Users must create a LearnATest account in the Library before using the database from home.

US. Citizenship and Immigration Services

ESL Beginner Book Discussion

Oct 21, Oct 28,

Mondays, 10:30-12pm

Improve your English and have fun! For High-Beginner to Low-Intermediate English speakers only.  We will discuss one book during the seven-week session. Registration required and limited to 12 participants. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting.

Ages: 18+
Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class
Registration Begins: Jan 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Board Room

ESL Book Discussion - Tuesdays

Oct 22, Nov 05,

Tuesdays, 10:30-12pm

Improve your English and have fun! For High-Intermediate to Advanced English speakers only. We will discuss one book during the eight-week session. Registration required and limited to 12 participants. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting.

Ages: 21+
Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Board Room

ESL Book Discussion - Thursdays

Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 07,

Thursdays, 1-2:30pm

Improve your English and have fun! For High-Intermediate to Advanced English speakers only.  We will discuss one book during the eight-week session. Registration required and limited to 12 participants. $7 book fee is due at the first meeting.

Ages: 18+
Price: $7 book fee payable first day of class
Registration Begins: Aug 1
Location: Board Room
*Oct 10 meets in the east Meeting Room