Tagged Languages and Learning Center

Adults CAN Learn to READ

Would you like to teach adults to read? There are many people who need this help and very few places where they can get it. The Free Library is dedicated to advancing literacy for all. To this end, the Library's Languages and…

Leamos! (Let’s Read!) Literacy Program

by Nathalie Marquez, Language and Learning Center Intern The Languages and Learning Center has launched the Leamos! ( Let’s Read! ) literacy program, with both virtual and in-person classes , to teach Spanish-speaking adults how…

Improve Your Reading Comprehension Skills with the Free Library

The Free Library has many resources and programs for Philadelphians of all ages to improve their reading skills! Read, Baby, Read is a Free Library initiative focused on encouraging early literacy development among infants and young…

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…

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…

myPLACE Is Your Place for Adult Education!

by Steven Doncaster myPlace locations across Philadelphia help adults earn high school diplomas and get ready for the workplace. As the summer comes to an end and the school year starts, are you thinking about going back to school? If…

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…

Take a GED® or HiSET® Preparation Course with the Free Library

Have you been thinking about returning to school to obtain your high school diploma? Whether you want to qualify for a higher-paying job, get a promotion, continue your education, or simply fulfill a personal goal—…

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: 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…

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:…

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:…

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:…

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:…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (In Person)

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! W/hen; Tuesdays 10:30 am - 1:30 pm (October 11 - November 15, 2022) Where: Northeast Regional…

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:…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (In Person)

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! W/hen; Tuesdays 10:30 am - 1:30 pm (October 11 - November 15, 2022) Where: Northeast Regional…

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:…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (In Person)

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! W/hen; Tuesdays 10:30 am - 1:30 pm (October 11 - November 15, 2022) Where: Northeast Regional…

Writing Assistance

Want to make your resume stand out - or put the finishing touches on your college essay?  Or perhaps you could use some help writing your online dating profile?  Or maybe you just need help filling out forms.  Never fear!…

Start High School Equivalency or English Language Classes through Next Level Learning

Are you looking to earn your high school equivalency (a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, etc.), take some refresher courses in math and reading, or improve you English language skills? Continue your educational journey through Next…

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:…

Edible Alphabet - Learning English Through Cooking! (In Person)

Adults are invited to this FREE English class.  Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together! W/hen; Tuesdays 10:30 am - 1:30 pm (October 11 - November 15, 2022) Where: Northeast Regional…

Writing Assistance

Want to make your resume stand out - or put the finishing touches on your college essay?  Or perhaps you could use some help writing your online dating profile?  Or maybe you just need help filling out forms.  Never fear!…

Start High School Equivalency or English Language Classes through Next Level Learning

Are you looking to earn your high school equivalency (a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, etc.), take some refresher courses in math and reading, or improve you English language skills? Continue your educational journey through Next…

Start High School Equivalency or English Language Classes through Next Level Learning

Are you looking to earn your high school equivalency (a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, etc.), take some refresher courses in math and reading, or improve you English language skills? Continue your educational journey through Next…

Start High School Equivalency or English Language Classes through Next Level Learning

Are you looking to earn your high school equivalency (a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, etc.), take some refresher courses in math and reading, or improve you English language skills? Continue your educational journey through Next…

Start High School Equivalency or English Language Classes through Next Level Learning

Are you looking to earn your high school equivalency (a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, etc.), take some refresher courses in math and reading, or improve you English language skills? Continue your educational journey through Next…

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:…

Start High School Equivalency or English Language Classes through Next Level Learning

Are you looking to earn your high school equivalency (a high school diploma, GED, HiSET, etc.), take some refresher courses in math and reading, or improve you English language skills? Continue your educational journey through Next…