English Language Learning

Want to improve your English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills?

Get free online resources and live instruction with your library card.

Online English learning software with native language translation. 

Icon of digital devices.Bluebird Languages
12 million interactive audio lessons that teach you any of 163 languages on your mobile device. Requires an Android or iOS device.

Mango Languages
Immerse yourself in another culture and study more than 70 languages.

Citizenship prep and ESL curriculum in more than 50 languages.

Transparent Languages
Customizable language learning for over 100 languages. Transparent has courses for all ages and levels, and includes classes developed specifically for students in grades K-3.

Practice and learn English live with other people from your community.

Icon of three human forms with speech bubblesEnglish Conversation Groups
Friendly discussion groups to help you practice English led by trained volunteers.

Personal Tutoring
Get free, one-on-one or small-group tutoring to practice your English language skills in order to help with job searching, helping a child with homework, or preparing for your citizenship interview and test.

Explore our Community Languages collection for materials in other languages.
Have Questions?
Are Bluebird Languages, Mango Languages and Pronunciator free?

Yes. All services require an email address and a library card but are otherwise free for your language learning enjoyment.

How do I join an English conversation group?

Check our events calendar to find a group or email literacy@saclibrary.org for more information.

How do I become an English conversation group facilitator?

Learn more about becoming a facilitator by emailing literacy@saclibrary.org.

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