Language Resources

Foreign Language Books from CPL

Chinese scriptGujarati script

in Spanish

If you speak a language other than English, check out our selection of books in languages such as Spanish, Mandarin, and Gujarati, located on the shelves by the Information Desk. We make a new batch available for you every three months from Cleveland Public Library. If you want a title not included in this collection, we will be happy to try to get it on loan from another library.

ESL/TOEFL/Citizenship

English as a Second Language --

Materials for students of English

American Accent training guides

Mango Languages has courses for students of English

Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Learning Express: Practice for the TOEFL internet-based test.

TOEFL materials in the catalog

US flag imageCitizenship

Citizenship Materials in the Catalog

Other resources

World Book Espanol logo
The Spanish-language version of World Book Encyclopedia.
 
Google Translate logo
Translate text and webpages between a long list of languages.
 
Go To Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg: Free ebooks by language.

Learn a language with Mango!

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With Mango Languages, you can get started with learning a new language quickly and easily with online resources. After logging in with your library card (enter ALL characters, no spaces), you can create a personal profile in order to track your progress.

Mango Languages is available on our Research Resources page, or click the image above.

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Or, get the app for your iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch from the iOS app store on your device or on iTunes! It works with the library's Mango Languages subscription

The app is also availabe for Android.

 

Little Pim: Language Lessons for Kids!

Little Pim logoLittle Pim is a fun, interactive language system for young learners! Little Pim includes animated videos and other tools to make learning a language simpler for kids. This site offers training in the following languages:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Language materials by language: search for movies, guides, books, and more

 

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