Catalog

Search our Catalog

International Languages

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, May Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Groups

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers, February Thursdays and Fridays,  9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in Group Study Room A.

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 1:00 PM in Group Study Room A Friday, February 7 and 21.

New American-English accent resources!

Now available for check out are three book and CD packages for American-English accent development, thanks to a grant from Canton Rotary Club.   These materials check out for three weeks: 

Speak English like an American = [Amerika-jin no yåoni Eigo o hanasåo] by Amy Gillett


Speak English like an American for native Chinese speakers: you already speak English— now speak it even better!: deluxe book & CD set by Amy Gillett ; [translators, Jiajing Chi and Xu Wei ; illustrator, Manny Jose].


Speak English like an American: learn the idioms & expressions that will help you speak like a native! by Amy Gillett



Thank you Canton Rotary!

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets at 1:00 PM in Group Study Room A Friday, January 10th and 24th.

Friday ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers January Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

Thursday ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers starting Thursday, January 9th 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers December Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers November Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. PLEASE NOTE: The library will be closed FRIDAY NOVEMBER 29.

NEW! Thursday ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers November Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room. The library will closed for Thanksgiving on November 28.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers October Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers September Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.
See you November 1 and 15.  There will be no discussion on November 29 as the library is closed for the Thankgiving holiday.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers August Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers July Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

Fiction books for English Language Learners

Adult English Language Learners who want to work on reading skills might find the following books helpful and interesting:

1984: a novel by George Orwell ; with an afterword by Erich Fromm

 





Brave new world by Aldous Huxley


The Stepford wives; a novel by Levin, Ira


True grit: a novel by Charles Portis


Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald


The old man and the sea by Ernest Hemingway


A walk to remember by Nicholas Sparks

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday from 1:00-2:00 PM, beginning October 4 and October 18.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers June Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room.

ELL Book Club

Advanced English Language Learners — join us to read and discuss books in English. Books will be discussed until finished. Meets in Group Study Room A every other Friday.

ELL Conversation Group

Practice speaking English in an informal setting with Community Literacy Council volunteers May Fridays from 9:30 to 11:00 AM in the Purple Room .