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English As A Second Language (ESL) Resources

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Welcome! This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to learning English as a Second Language.

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

 

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The Cambridge Guide to Learning English As a Second Language

This volume provides an up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of second language learning. The focus throughout the book is primarily on language learning, but each chapter also discusses the implications for teaching and assessment, thus informing both understanding and practice. The book contains nine sections, which aim to organise and reflect different dimensions of the diverse and complex scope of learning English as a second or additional language. Four themes which permeate the chapters are: learning and learners; learning and language; learning and language development; learning and learning context. 

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Learning Express Library

Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you wantat school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

Search for "toefl" or "English" to find practice tests and tutorials.

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Cutting Edge Communications Simple English Series

The Cutting Edge Communications Simple English Series combines psychology, linguistics and instructional design to engage learners of English. Each video includes tips and encouragers for new learners, simple chatting examples of language in use, grammar and language rules, words and expressions and opportunities for learners to copy examples in real time. It can be used in a wide range of language learning situations, in classrooms and for self-study. All Cutting Edge English programs are built on established language learning principles and methodology. 20 videos.

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Complete English as a Foreign Language

Are you looking for a complete course in English as a foreign language which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete English as a Foreign Language will guarantee success! Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive. You can still rely on the benefits of a top language teacher and our years of teaching experience, but now with added learning features within the course and online. The course is structured in thematic units and the emphasis is placed on communication, so that you effortlessly progress from introducing yourself and dealing with everyday situations, to using the phone and talking about work. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages: Can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party.

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CredoReference Topic Page: English as a Second or Foreign Language

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