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Library resources and selected online resources to aid in the preparation for the English Language Proficiency Examination (ELPE).
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Mango Languages

Mango Languages, a Web-based program, has  English as a Second Language (ESL) modules for 17 different primary languages and dialects:

  • Arabic (Egyptian)
  • Arabic (MSA)
  • Armenian
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Latin America)
  • Turkish
  • Vietnamese

Suggest a Resource

Submit a link to an online resource (web page, podcasts, video's, ebooks) that you think would be helpful to those learning English as a second language. Tell us also if there are books from the catalog that you would like us to feature on this page, or a book you would like us to purchase and feature on this page. 


Selected Resources from the Library Catalog

Browse resources in LibCat  by the Library of Congress subject headings:

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A Student's Guide to the MELAB, 2nd Edition - Mary C. Spaan
Call Number: PE1128 .S69 2008
ISBN: 9780472032969
Publication Date: 2008-09-04
Book and CD with practice exercises.

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Barron's How to prepare for the Michigan test battery - Sharpe, Pamela J.
Call Number: PE1128 .S49 1982
ISBN: 0812024192
Publication Date: 1982
Several print copies, 4th floor of Evans Library, but most stay checked out. Use the Get It for Me service to request a copy via Interlibrary Loan.

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American Accent Training - Ann Cook
Call Number: PE1128 .C675 2000
ISBN: 0764173693
Publication Date: 2000
Book and 5 CDs; available in Course Reserves.


Have Fun While You Learn

For entertainment while you practice your reading and listening comprehension, check out the Best Seller Collection of recent, popular books (including graphic novels) and audiobooks located on the first floor of the Evans library, and the Media Collections on the 4th floor of the Library Annex for videos and sound recordings. The Curriculum Collection on the 4th floor of Evans Library contains reading resources for various grade levels, including novels for young adults, English language readers, and state-approved textbooks for various subjects and grade levels.


Credo Reference- English Dictionaries

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Credo Reference- Bilingual Dictionaries

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