The Languages and Learning Center supports Philadelphia adults in their individual learning goals, including language learning, basic education, and digital literacy. This fall, all of our programs are taking place virtually. We have several language learning groups starting in the next few weeks with open registration—read below for more information! To check out our existing virtual language programs in Arabic, English, French, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese, visit our calendar of events. For more information, email adultlearning @ freelibrary.org.
Intermediate English Conversation Group (Mondays)
Join us for a free English conversation circle every Monday afternoon from 4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. This group will focus on a combination of conversation and grammar. Learners with intermediate and above English language skills are welcome. Register today!
*This group will have its first meeting on Monday, October 26, 2020.
English Conversation Group (Wednesdays)
Join us for a free English conversation circle every Wednesday evening from 6 -7 p.m. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. All levels are welcome. Register today!
*This group will have its first meeting on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
Beginner Japanese Learning Circle (Tuesdays/Thursdays)
by Stephanie Y., Intern - Languages and Learning Center
You are all invited to join the Free Library’s Languages and Learning Center’s newest class: The Beginning Japanese Learning Circle!
This FREE online class will allow you to start your Japanese language learning journey as we learn about basic grammar and vocabulary. Come learn Japanese in a casual and fun learning environment while gaining confidence in your speaking skills along the way!
Each week we will introduce a new grammar topic along with new vocabulary terms. Whether you are new to learning Japanese or want to brush up on your Japanese skills, make sure you check this class out!
This class will meet virtually through Zoom. If you are interested, please fill out this interest form as soon as possible.
*This group will have its first meeting on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
Spanish Conversation Circle (Mondays/Thursdays)
by Stephanie S., Intern - Languages and Learning Center
¿Te gusta hablar en Español? ¿Quieres seguir afinando el idioma con conversaciones informales?
Our new Spanish Conversation Circle will meet every Monday and Thursday from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. This group will discuss a range of topics and practice reading, listening, and watching a variety of media in Spanish. This will include watching videos, reading short stories, or listening to podcasts while following along. This group is for intermediate Spanish speakers and above, looking to improve their Spanish speaking while brushing up on other skills as well. Register now!
*This group will begin meeting Monday, October 26, 2020.
For more information about language learning at the Free Library, visit freelibrary.org/adultlearning. If you have questions about our resources and programs, email adultlearning @ freelibrary.org