Learning Resources


Thursday, November 26, 2020

(We are closed this day and Friday, November 27.)



Free lessons on grammar, vocabulary, reading, speaking, listening, and writing.

Directions on how to use this FREE program. 

Cell-Ed partners with the State of New York, the Barbara Bush Foundation and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation for the 1 Million Learner Challenge, providing free skills courses via mobile technology.

American Pronunciation Videos

Ricky struggles with pronouncing ough.

From I Love Lucy.







Activist and Rapper Xiuhtezcatl Martinez

Intermediate level reading exercise from EnglishClub.com

English Club

"EnglishClub comes to you from England. It is written mainly in British English. But we have pages about other varieties of English such as American or Canadian. Don't be surprised if you see a word that you think is wrongly spelled! Some words are spelled differently in British English and American English. "Colour", for example, is British English. In American English it is "color". We try to make this clear when it is important.

EnglishClub is free. And EnglishClub is totally independent - unaffiliated to any other language organisation."


Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam.



This PDF shows you how to create a free account using your Westerly Library card number.

Citizenship Information

Driver's License Information

Engoo Daily News

Daily News is a free service for English learners provided by Engoo. New articles are added every day, covering a range of topics and difficulty levels. 

Intermediate Level 

North Carolina ABE Instructors wrote these vocabulary lessons for their intermediate level students. (Tutors: read directions first.)

Voice of American English

Contains beginning, intermediate, and advanced reading activities.  Articles have voice support, a quiz, and a vocabulary list.

Randall's ESL Listening Lab

Online listening lab with quizzes.

Sounds of English

English pronunciation lessons and activities for ESL learners.


Daily ESL is designed to help you become familiar with common vocabulary and expressions you can use all the time in many situations. Choose a topic, listen, answer questions, read along with paragraph, and then discuss the questions with a partner or tutor. 

A magazine for intermediate and advanced readers

Nonfiction articles based on topical and cultural issues.

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Grammar and Writing

Sign up and complete a diagnostic assessment which is available in Spanish, Chinese, and other languages

Khan Academy

Math and Grammar lessons


"Search millions of study sets or create your own. Improve your grades by studying with flashcards, games and more."

"Breaking News English"

This website provides free English lessons broken into different reading levels.

ESL Fast

A collection of beginner to intermediate text with voice support, Google translation support, and a variety of exercises. 


The math worksheets are randomly and dynamically generated by our math worksheet generators. This allows you to make an unlimited number of printable math worksheets to your specifications instantly.

The Math Learning  Center

Free Publications and Resouces

Workbooks and worksheets downloadable and printable for grades K-12.  Some are offered in Spanish.

Newsletter For Newcomers To The United States

This 8-page monthly newsletter offers a unique collection of information, advice, and cultural interpretation. It is written by Anne P. Copeland, Ph.D., a clinical family psychologist and founder of The Interchange Institute. Those who have moved to the US for work or personal reasons have found the blend of practical tips and thoughtful analysis of American culture a lifeline during their transition. Individuals, couples, and families have made it a "must read," whether they have just arrived or have been here for several years. (https://interchangeinstitute.org/details/newcomers_almanac.htm)

Literacy Volunteers of Washington County

7 Elm Street

P. O. Box 245

Westerly, RI 02891