English Language Learning
Resources for English Language Learners
The "New" Minuteman Catalog is available with a traditional Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, or Spanish interface.
- "Literacy Collection": Books and audio CDs on learning English. Most items may be borrowed for three weeks and may be renewed.
- TOEFL and citizenship test preparation books.
- Mango Languages online language learning service, includes English programs. If you live in Acton, you may also use this service from home.
- Laptop with Rosetta Stone English Levels 1-3, for use in the library.
- TOEFL, TOEIC and citizenship test preparation via the Testing and Education Resource Center online service. If you live in Acton, you may also use this service from home.
- Books in Chinese,
- Computers with Asian and other non-roman scripts installed.
- Library Catalog that can be searched with Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Russian input.
- Study rooms for English learners and their non-profit tutors (call ahead to schedule a room).
- Acton Memorial Library, Reference department, 978-929-6543.
- English at Large (tutors and conversation groups), www.englishatlarge.org, 781-395-2374.
- HudsonMaynard Adult Literacy Learning Center (ESOL and citizenship classes), www.hmalc-learn.org
- Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline, for other English language learning services in Massachusetts http://getrealmass.info/hotline, 1-800-447-8844