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ELA Guide: Home

Guide to resources for English language learners

What is this Guide for?

This guide provides resources for English Language Learners

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The ESL Collection has:

Library Help


Library open hours on campus for school year 22-23

Mount Vernon Campus Library

On-campus & remote:

M & Th 9 am - 4 pm

Tu & W 9 am - 7 pm

Fri 9 am - 12 pm

Whibdey Island Campus Library

On-campus & remote:

M - Th 9 am - 5 pm

Fri 9 am - 12 pm

Academic Calendar

For more information, see our:

Campus Covid-19 Information


A monthly newspaper (written in simple english) subscription
World news website that provides news in three reading levels for students of English

Living in the USA


A Free Web site for adults to learn or improve their English speaking, pronunciation. listening, reading, spelling, writing and grammar.

Study Tips, Apps and Games

Sno Isle Libraries sometimes provides facilitated conversations for English Language Learners

In the Library

The library has books, CDs, & DVDs. As a student at SVC, you may borrow them from the library and take them home. 

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