English Language Learning

Find books and other items in the library collection, online resources to help you learn English, English classes at the library, local ELL and ESL classes, and other websites that support English Language Learners.

Books & More

Advanced English GrammarAdvanced English Grammar for ESL Learners

Civics & Citizenship ToolkitCivics and Citizenship Toolkit: A Collection of Educational Resources for Immigrants

Easy EnglishEasy English

English for New AmericansEnglish for New Americans

U.S. Immigration Made EasyU.S. Immigration Made Easy

MinnesotaBook Lists - Recommended books for English language learners.

catalog computersSearch the Catalog - Find more English language learning items available at the library.


Transparent Language Online
Learn language essentials, expand your vocabulary, learn more with grammar and language tips, and take a Language Proficiency Test.

Learning Express Library
Practice tests, including the TOEFL exam and the U.S. Citizenship test.

English Classes and Conversation Circles

Conversation Circles at the Library
For adults interested in improving their English speaking skills.

English Classes at Rondo Library
Adult Basic English classes from the Minnesota Literacy Council. Please call 651-266-7421 to sign up or for more information. 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday

Local ELL and ESL Classes

Hubbs Center for Lifelong Learning
English as a Second Language program helps learners develop English proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for the workplace, post-secondary education and personal development.

International Institute of Minnesota
Class and registration information for English as a Second Language classes available to adults from the International Institute of Minnesota.

Global Language Institute
Intensive English program located in downtown Saint Paul. Beginner to highly advanced classes are offered, with a special focus on college preparation and admission.

Minnesota English Language Program
Courses in English as a second language (ESL) at the University of Minnesota.

Minnesota Literacy Council
Dedicated to helping individuals who need instruction or assistance in basic reading, English language, or other basic skills. Includes Hotline, a database of ESL classes, one-on-one tutors, and programs for adult learners.

Neighborhood House
English Language Learning and GED, class in St. Paul's West Side neighborhood


English Vocabulary Games

Google Translate

LanguageGuide.org - learn vocabulary with pictures and sound

Learning English - articles and activities from the Voice of America

Sentence Structure Writing Practice

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

USA Learns - learn or improve English skills.