Tagged English Language Learners

Adult Literacy Book Club's Winter 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…

Introducing World Language Tutoring

Would you like to learn a new language for an upcoming vacation? Or would you like to share the love of your language with someone? As the New Year approaches, the Languages and Learning Center is providing the opportunity for you to…

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…

Online English: Reviewing Foundations of Grammar

Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. May 5 - June 23, 2022,  Are you interested in taking the next step in your English language learning journey? This intermediate-level group will focus on reviewing the concepts of English grammar and how to…

Start Adult Education classes through myPLACE: English Language Learners

Are you looking to improve your English Language Skills?  Continue your educational journey through myPLACE, a network of adult education classes organized through the city of Philadelphia. Start by taking an intake and assessment…

Online English: Reviewing Foundations of Grammar

Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. May 5 - June 23, 2022,  Are you interested in taking the next step in your English language learning journey? This intermediate-level group will focus on reviewing the concepts of English grammar and how to…

Start Adult Education classes through myPLACE: English Language Learners

Are you looking to improve your English Language Skills? Continue your educational journey through myPLACE, a network of adult education classes organized through the city of Philadelphia. Start by taking an intake and assessment test…

Start Adult Education classes through myPLACE: English Language Learners

Are you looking to improve your English Language Skills?  Continue your educational journey through myPLACE, a network of adult education classes organized through the city of Philadelphia. Start by taking an intake and assessment…

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: Reviewing Foundations of Grammar

Thursdays 6-7:30 p.m. May 5 - June 23, 2022,  Are you interested in taking the next step in your English language learning journey? This intermediate-level group will focus on reviewing the concepts of English grammar and how to…

Online English Conversation Group - Advanced

Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-5:30 pm April 5 - June 9, 2022 Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other adults in a casual learning environment. For advanced speakers. Register for the waitlist at:…

Body Language: Medical English for Healthcare Workers and Interested Others

Join us to increase English fluency by reviewing anatomy and medical terminology.  We will discuss many other aspects of care giving and paths to professional advancement.  This free, online English program is will be led by a…

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…

Start Adult Education classes through myPLACE: English Language Learners

Are you looking to improve your English Language Skills?  Continue your educational journey through myPLACE, a network of adult education classes organized through the city of Philadelphia. Start by taking an intake and assessment…

Start Adult Education classes through myPLACE: English Language Learners

Are you looking to improve your English language skills? Continue your educational journey through myPLACE, a network of adult education classes organized through the city of Philadelphia. Start by taking an intake and assessment test…

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 …

Online English Conversation Group - Advanced

Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-5:30 pm April 5 - June 9, 2022 Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other adults in a casual learning environment. For advanced speakers. Register for the waitlist at:…

Start Adult Education classes through myPLACE: English Language Learners

Are you looking to improve your English Language Skills?  Continue your educational journey through myPLACE, a network of adult education classes organized through the city of Philadelphia. Start by taking an intake and assessment…

Virtual Program: Edible Alphabet English

Adults are invited to this FREE online English class. Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together (at our own homes, connected through video call).   This class will meet on: TUESDAYS from…

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 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 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…

English Conversation Group (Virtual)

Mondays 12-1 pm April 4 - June 6, 2022 Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full - to join the waitlist, register here:…