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English Language Learning: Learn Today

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Learn English with books, DVDs, CDs, online programs, classes, and more!

ELL Classes in Your Area

  • people sitting at a table reading a book togetherReading Club (on hold until further notice) at Albany, Castro Valley, Centerville, Dublin, Fremont Main, Newark, San Lorenzo, and Union City. Let's read a book together and practice conversation! Call 510-745-1480 to sign up. 
  • Tuesday Chat at Fremont Main Library (on hold until further notice). Improve your spoken English by talking with native speakers about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting. Call 510-745-1401 to sign up.
  • Sunday Chat at Newark Library(on hold until further notice). Improve your English by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming setting. No sign-up required.
  • Express Yourself! English Conversation Group (Mondays) at Union City Library (on hold until further notice). Practice English conversation skills by chatting with other people about everyday topics in a friendly, welcoming environment. No sign-up required.

Visit our Education and Literacy page for more help in reading and writing better.

ELL Books and More!

 

 

      Learning English and looking for an easier book to read? 

     Find more books at our libraries!