Tagged English Language Learners

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Veggie Mac and Cheese

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. For the time…

Immigration and Citizenship Resources from the Free Library

2020 has brought many changes to the United States, including changes to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The Free Library stands with immigrants and is here to support the information needs of all Philadelphia…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Vegetarian Jambalaya

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. For the time…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Persian Kotlet

Last week, we completed our first Virtual Edible Alphabet English 4-week course and it was a great success! Twenty participants from around the world (Burundi, China, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti, Italy, Iran, Ivory…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Samosas

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Empanadas

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Korean Noodle Salad (Japchae)

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Pasta Primavera

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Haitian Pikliz

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Spicy Panzanella Salad

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Thai Citrus Salad

Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center. The mission is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking projects. While Free…

Prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test on Your Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone

While U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are temporarily closed to the public due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still prepare for the test using our Learning Express Library electronic resource. The Learning Express Library…

Learn and Practice English at Home with Your Library Card

The Free Library of Philadelphia is a great place to learn and practice English . If your English classes have been affected by closures related to COVID-19 , there are library resources available online to help you continue your…

7 Great Ways to Improve Your English at the Free Library

The Languages and Learning Center offers relevant and engaging programs and resources for English language learners. Here are 7 great ways we can help you learn, improve, and speak English!   Attend an English Conversation Circle…

Food Insecurity, English Language Learning, and Community Conversations in North Philadelphia

Edible Alphabet is a free English language learning program offered to adults by the Free Library's Culinary Literacy Center . The mission of the program is to teach English language and literacy skills through hands-on cooking and…

Languages and Learning Center | Hearing from Our Adult Learners

This week marks the launch of the  Languages and Learning Center at Parkway Central Library , a center dedicated to supporting the individual learning goals of Philadelphia’s adults. For the past several months, we have…

Congratulations on the Launch of the Languages and Learning Center!

by Guest Author: Naomie Nyanungo  - Senior Director, Office of Adult Education       If you are an adult education practitioner or adult learner in Philadelphia, you are probably as happy as I am about the launch of…

Announcing the Languages and Learning Center!

September is Adult Education Month and the Free Library is excited to announce the launch of the Languages and Learning Center at Parkway Central Library , a center dedicated to supporting the individual learning goals of…

Learn and Practice Spanish at the Free Library!

This past week, the Culinary Literacy Center piloted our very first Spanish-language cooking class: Edible Alphabet en Español! In this class, we used the model of Edible Alphabet: Learn English through Cooking to create a…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Virtual-English for Beginners

English for Beginners Online A free video-based course available through USALearns.org This course is completed online at your own pace and at any time that is convenient for you! To register, please email Marcela at…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…

Virtual-English for Beginners

English for Beginners Online A free video-based course available through USALearns.org This course is completed online at your own pace and at any time that is convenient for you! To register, please email Marcela at…

Online Intermediate English Class

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays September 23 - November 13, 2020 To…

Community PEDAL English Classes

All classes will meet online via Zoom Penn GSE will be offering 3 levels of ESL instruction this fall for adult (17+) English language learners in Philadelphia.  Teachers will determine each student’s level after the first…