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Mango Language Learning
Sign up for Mango on the SSPL.org homepage! Have your library card ready!
1) Click on MANGO
2) “Sign Up” with email and your password
3) Select language (“English”)
4) Select your ‘mother tongue’ from list (Mandarin? Spanish? Portuguese?)
5) Start English lessons!
Learn English and How to Become a U.S. Citizen!
A List of English Learning Websites
Activities for ESL Students
This website has many practice exercises for learning English! It includes Bi-lingual lessons in 50 languages!
Dave's ESL Cafe: Student Resources
For the more advanced student of English: look up idioms, phrasal verbs ("Look up", "Wind down", "Move over") and quiz yourself!
Wonderful site for Intermediate and Advanced English students. Learn by hearing and reading along to books and short stories in American English.
This page is for beginner level English learners. Lots of videos, songs, basic lessons
Very well organized website. As it says: MANY English learning lessons, listening and reading opportunities, and brief lesson plans at different English levels
This tool translates English phrases into 190 different langauges!
English Learning Videos
BBC: Learning English
A site with many lesson plans all all levels for English students. Videos, vocabulary, lesson reviews, grammar - are all here!
Free Video English lessons, organized by topic and level
Intercambio Pronunciation Videos
Learn to pronounce American English! These videos review those strange English sounds!
Self-study video courses in both English and U.S. Citizenship
Citizenship and Immigrant Resources
Do you know your pathway to legal immigration status?
¿Conoce su camino hacia un estatus legal?
Find out more here! Immi is a bilingual English/Spanish website.
Everyone has rights. Make sure you know yours.
Todos tienen derechos. Conozca los suyos.
Immi assists those seeking a pathway to U.S. Citizenship. This Spanish-English language site also assists those who may feel threatened with deportation.
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Translation Websites and Apps
Help for New US Residents
Help for Immigrants Looking for Jobs
Website is called "Upwardly Moblie" - helpful resources for new US residents to find work and build their career.
A non profit born in 2017, when lawyers gathered at JFK airport in New York City in order to assist those detained in the Muslim Travel Ban. The group's work has expanded to greater New York State.
A non-profit organization located in Ballston Spa, Saratoga County, NY. Lifeworks assists immigrants in everyday matters that can include finding health, transportation and translation services.
National Immigrant Justice Center
A national organization dedicated to assisting immigrants to know their rights.
Saratoga Immigration Coalition
This page has information about Saratoga Immigration Coalition - a local organization committed to helping new U.S. residents.
Updates and Information Re. U.S. Citizenship
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services resource page - for the latest updates on gaining citizenship.
USCRI - Refugee Center, Albany
The US Center for Refugees and Immigrants helps new US residents with housing placement, learning English, employment and more.
News for You ONLINE!
NEWS FOR YOU!
Enter the password in the space next to "News for You". Then learn English, or improve your reading, by listening and reading along with the stories. Vocabulary, quizzes, and the weekly news in English!