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English Technology Resources

The Littleton Immigrant Resources Center has 2 iPads that program volunteers may check out to use in-house with a Bemis Public Library Card. The iPads can be checked out at the library front desk for a maximum of two hours at a time and must stay at the library during that time. The iPads have various apps and links to websites to help students improve their English and study for their Naturalization exam.

Useful Websites

Bemis Public Library Website - View the calendar of special events and enjoy resources that are available at the library and online. A large variety of educational and informational databases are available through the Bemis Library website.  Register for a library card today! 

Learning Chocolate – Learn and practice English vocabulary.

Literacy Minnesota Fantastic resource for tutors and volunteers to learn how to teach English more effectively. Register for training sessions, or watch videos anytime.

Mango Languages - Audio lessons with opportunity to listen to a native English speaker and then record yourself speaking. Over 70 languages to choose from plus English as a second language courses. You will need your Bemis Library card to access this site. Register for a library card today! 

Intercambio Resources - provides video supplements for the Pronunciation Fun video and listening tracks for the Intercambio curriculum

Intercambio Teachers' Blog - Provides teaching tips for ESL tutors.

Woodward English - Free English lessons on many different topics.

 Smart Phone Apps 

Duolingo - Free smart phone app.  Uses a variety of matching, writing, flashcard, and self-recording games to teach language.  Students can set daily practice goals and track their progress.

Quizlet - Free smart phone app.  Students can download study materials for a variety of topics, including English and US Citizenship.  Teachers can assign flashcards, quizzes, and much more.