Ozaukee County Libraries
English Language Learners
Contact Program Coordinator for log on information. This is a great site for supplemental grammar lessons, idioms, short blogs, podcasts for listening exercises and flash cards.
This is a government site and no log on is required, but you must register to be a user. Many American English resources are provided, including videos with audio. There are citizenship resources at the bottom of the page.
Check out Teacher Resources, Curriculum and Materials, and ESL Literacy Reader! This site provides excellent audio books at various learning levels.
Free site with good worksheets for adult ESL learners. Also has crossword puzzles and games.
News articles provided by level and videos of idioms and grammar. Materials on the Constitution.
Free resource for a wide variety of educational topics such as math, grammar, US history, science and more. Students can watch short “lecture” videos and take quizzes afterwards.
Good resource for letter pronunciation and exercises and grammar worksheets.
Good source for idioms.
Offers FREE printable flashcards on everything from letters to Valentine's Day.
Free site that offers interactive exercises in reading, grammar, vocabulary, and listening for beginning through advanced levels.
Free site that offers worksheets and resources for teachers, as well as tests and interactive exercises for students in beginning through advanced levels. Also has English reference read and online forums for students and teachers.
Good interactive site that can be used by students alone or with the help of tutors. Has many instructional materials divided into basic, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Online practice supplement for Ventures text series.
Additional worksheets and teaching materials to supplement the Ventures text series. Each teacher has their own access code. Contact program director for assistance.
Website with online quizzes for practice (grammar, spelling, vocabulary, all skills).
Website with downloadable board games to practice grammar. Fun conversation starters.
Website with lessons, worksheets, and powerpoints on U.S holidays, government and other civics topics.
Website for listening practice, vocabulary and quizzes for all levels.
Short video clips with quizzes to practice listening, grammar, and reading (transcripts are available.)
Website for building vocabulary. (For kids, but vocab lists are useful).
Vocabulary study website using online flashcards and games.. Search millions of pre-created study sets or make your own with or for your student.
Simplified dictionary resource for ELLs. Example sentences, pronunciation and more.
Resources to reduce debt, manage finances, and, ultimately, achieve financial wellness.
Budgeting isn't about restriction, it's about freedom. The best way to avoid financial
strain is to know where your money is going and plan ahead!
It takes credit to get credit, and credit is important to buying a new home, finding a place
to rent, or purchasing a new car.
While a crisis is often unexpected, you can navigate through troubling times confidently by exploring your options and making educated decisions.
Collection of helpful resources and free study materials
Learn and practice for the U.S. Naturalization test
Changes to the Civics Test Questions on the 2020 Citizenship Test
Citizenship Mock Interview Form
Current events covered in simple English.
The New York Times in simple English
Articles offered by level with vocabulary underlined. Required log on - check with the Education Coordinator for username and password.
Other Resources at the ALC
Magazines (students can take home and read...these do not need to be returned)
Young children’s books
The books on the wooden shelf can be checked out and returned
The books in the tutoring room next to the office can be taken home and kept
Early Reader Books (good for ABE and ESL students who are interested in specific topics, helps with vocab)
Pretend Money (practice paying bills)
Picture Dictionaries in various languages (ideal for early beginning students)
Teaching books on grammar, writing, job preparation, GED books, etc
Laptop computers and iPad (make sure to plug back in when you are done!)
Use the QR Code reader, google translate and access the web