Tagged Languages and Learning Center

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…

Improve Your Writing with the Free Library

by Breshay Woods — Languages and Learning Center Intern Writing is an important part of daily life. We are expected to communicate clearly through writing in many different situations. Whether for school assignments, work, or…

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…

¿Aprendiendo Español? Check Out These Resources!

Nowadays, mastering a new language is so much fun—there are so many resources available! Depending on your learning style, you can design a work plan that fits your needs and time. With only five minutes a day, you can build a…

Prepare for Your High School Diploma and More With These Free Online Courses

by Andrew DePass, Intern,  Languages and Learning Center Have you started taking a GED or HiSET course before the pandemic that has been put on hold and want to continue your studies? Need an online course that fits your…

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…

Free Arabic Literacy Program - Available Virtually Now

by Stephanie S - Intern, Languages & Learning Center The Languages and Learning Center supports the individual literacy and learning goals of Philadelphia adults, including resources for Adult Basic Education,…

Join the Languages and Learning Center for Virtual English, Japanese, and Spanish Language Learning!

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…

Join Our New Mandarin Conversation Circle!

by Joanne Chu - Intern, Languages & Learning Center 你好! 最近好吗? You are invited to join the Free Library's Languages & Learning Center newest offering: the Mandarin Conversation Circle! This free online class is…

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…

French Conversation Circle

by Khristina Spence - Intern, Languages & Learning Center Bonjour! Salut! Bonsoir! Join the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center ’s newest offering: the French Conversation Circle ! This free online…

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…

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: THURSDAYS from…

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: THURSDAYS from…

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: THURSDAYS from…

Online English Language Learning through Storytelling

Mondays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. March 8 - May 24, 2021 Practice English by sharing stories and exploring literary and performing arts. Enjoy virtual performances and bring your whole self to these fun sessions to explore…

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: THURSDAYS from…

Online English Language Learning through Storytelling

Mondays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. March 8 - May 24, 2021 Practice English by sharing stories and exploring literary and performing arts. Enjoy virtual performances and bring your whole self to these fun sessions to explore…

Adult Literacy Book Club

Join  The Languages & Learning Center  and  The Center for Literacy  as we read  On the Come Up  by Angie Thomas. On the Come Up  is the story of the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who…

Online English Language Learning through Storytelling

Mondays 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. March 8 - May 24, 2021 Practice English by sharing stories and exploring literary and performing arts. Enjoy virtual performances and bring your whole self to these fun sessions to explore…

Online Beginning Mandarin

Fridays 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. starting March 19, 2021 Meet with other adults interested in learning Mandarin. Explore the language with Free Library database Mango Languages. For beginners. Register: click this link , email…

Virtual Mandarin Chinese Conversation Circle

Join the Languages and Learning Center’s online Mandarin Chinese Conversation Circle! This FREE online class will build your knowledge and confidence in Mandarin Chinese in a casual and fun learning environment!  This…

Online English Learning Circle

Fridays 4-5 pm Learn and practice English using the FREE online resource: We Speak NYC! Every week you will watch videos and complete activities on your own, then meet on Fridays with a group of English language learners to continue to…

English Writing 101 Learning Circle

Fridays 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  starting February 5 Meet with other English language learners to improve your writing skills using the Universal Class database.  For intermediate/advanced/fluent English learners.  This…

Online English Conversation Group

Fridays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  starting February 5 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…

Virtual Beginning Russian Learning Circle

Thursdays 6 - 7 p.m. Meet with other adults interested in learning Russian to explore the language through the Free Library database Mango Languages, For beginners. Register at the link here .  For more informaiton, call…

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…

Virtual Spanish Conversation Group

Mondays and Thursdays 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. This FREE online class will build your knowledge and confidence in the Spanish language all while introducing you to other Spanish-speaking adults in a casual, fun learning environment. This…

Virtual Beginning Japanese Learning Circle

Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Meet with other adults interested in learning Japanese to explore the language through the Free Library database Mango Languages, as well as grammar and writing lessons. For…

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: THURSDAYS from…

Virtual Beginner Japanese Learning Circle

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10-11 a.m. starting March 30, 2021. Our first Virtual Beginner Japanese Learning Circle was so popular (and full), we decided to start another group! Meet with other adults interested in learning Japanese to…

Virtual Beginning French Learning Circle

Wednesdays 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. starting February 24 Meet with other adults interested in learning French to explore the language through the Free Library database Mango Languages. For beginners. Register here . Questions?  Call…