Tagged English Language Learners

The Adult Literacy Book Club's Fall Book Selection

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting books! Don't always have a lot of time…

Learn English with the Free Library and University of Pennsylvania GSE!

This fall, adults working on their English skills in Philadelphia will have several opportunities to learn and practice English with the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and the University of Pennsylvania's…

Become a Tutor for Adult Learners

by Mishelle Mironov, Intern, Languages & Learning Center Have you always wanted to make a difference in someone’s life? Have you wanted to use your knowledge and experience to give back to the Philadelphia community? Then…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Hummus and Flatbread

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center.  Our mission is to teach English language…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Black Bean Burgers

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center . Our mission is to teach English language…

The Adult Literacy Book Club's Latest Book Selection

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center and Beyond Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting books! Don't always have a lot of time…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Tacos Dorados

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center.  Our mission is to teach English language…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center . Our mission is to teach English language…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Bibimbap

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center . Our mission is to teach English language…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Dumplings

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center . Our mission is to teach English language and…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Pizza

by Breshay Woods, Culinary Literacy Center Intern Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center . Our mission is to teach English language…

A Year of Virtual Learning: Reflections from the Languages and Learning Center

The Languages and Learning Center is dedicated to supporting the individual learning goals of Philadelphia’s adults. As this March marks the one-year-anniversary of Philadelphia’s stay-at-home orders and social distance…

Edible Alphabet Recipe of the Week: Spinach Feta Orzo

by Breshay Woods  (Culinary Literacy Center Intern) Edible Alphabet  is a free English Language Learning (ELL) program offered by the Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center. Our mission is to teach English language…

The Adult Literacy Book Club’s New Book Selection

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center  and the Center for Literacy . Improve your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting books! One of our book club…

I Belong: Facing COVID-19 with Wellness and Resilience

The Languages and Learning Center (LLC) supports the individual literacy and learning goals of Philadelphia adults, including resources for Adult Basic Education, language learning, and digital literacy.  This guest blog post is…

Introducing the Adult Literacy Book Club!

Join the Adult Literacy Book Club, presented by the Free Library's Languages & Learning Center and the Center for Literacy , by improving your reading skills while reading and discussing interesting books! Don't have a lot…

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…

Online English Conversation Group

Fridays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full.  To join the…

Online English Conversation Group

Fridays 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full. To join the…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 2:30-4:00 p.m. every Thursday This group is currently full.  To…

Online English Conversation Group

Join us for a free online English conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 4:00-5:00 p.m. every Wednesday  Class is currently full -…

Online English Conversation Class

Join us as we read about and discuss a variety of topics, including current events, American cultural issues, grammar, current expressions, etc. - all with the goal of improving participants' proficiency in spoken and written…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  This free online group will build your knowledge and confidence in the English language in a casual and fun learning environment. This group is currently full, sign up for the waitlist at …

Virtual English Conversation Group

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 6:00-7:30 pm every Tuesday. Class is currently full - for more information…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Join our free conversation circle, where adults from different countries come together to speak English (lower to intermediate level) in a friendly setting. This series is sponsored by the Kensington Library. For more information or to…

Online English Conversation Group

Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full.  To join the…

Virtual Program - Arabic/English Language and Cultural Exchange

Interested in learning Arabic and helping Arabic speakers practice English? Interested in English and helping English speakers practice Arabic? Come join our free cultural connections group on video call, where we will explore language,…

English Conversation Group: Art and Architecture

Join us to learn and practice English while discussing famous works of art and architecture (in Philadelphia and beyond). If you are interested in exploring the great collections and museums of the region, public art as well as historic…

Online English Conversation Group

Fridays 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full.  To join the…

Online English Conversation Group

Fridays 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full. To join the…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 2:30-4:00 p.m. every Thursday This group is currently full.  To…

Online English Conversation Group

Join us for a free online English conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 4:00-5:00 p.m. every Wednesday  Class is currently full -…

Online English Conversation Class

Join us as we read about and discuss a variety of topics, including current events, American cultural issues, grammar, current expressions, etc. - all with the goal of improving participants' proficiency in spoken and written…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tuesday 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  This free online group will build your knowledge and confidence in the English language in a casual and fun learning environment. This group is currently full, sign up for the waitlist at …

Virtual English Conversation Group

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 6:00-7:30 pm every Tuesday. Class is currently full - for more information…

Virtual English Conversation Group

Join our free conversation circle, where adults from different countries come together to speak English (lower to intermediate level) in a friendly setting. This series is sponsored by the Kensington Library. For more information or to…

Online English Conversation Group

Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full.  To join the…