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ELA / AESL English Language Aquisition: Home

Guide to resources in the library and on the web for students learning the English language.

What is this Guide for?

This guide provides resources for English Language Learners


The ESL Collection has:

Library Help



MOUNT VERNON Campus Library Hours:

On-campus & remote: M & Th  9 am - 4 pm
On-campus & remote: Tu & W  9 am - 7 pm
On-campus & remote: Friday 9 am - 12 pm

WHIDBEY ISLAND Campus Library Hours:

On-campus & remote: M,W,Th 9 am - 4 pm / Tu 9 am - 6 pm
Remote only: Friday 9 am - 12 pm

The libraries are closed Friday - Saturday

For more information, see our:

The SVC Libraries on the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses will continue to provide resource distribution to all students and visitors.

Unvaccinated students who have not applied for an exemption can come to the libraries to check out resources, but may not access any other library spaces.

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


U.S.A. Learns   Learn English Free! 

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

TOEFL Prep Kit

Study Tips, Apps and Games


In the Library

The library has Books, CDs, &  DVDs ... you may borrow them from the library and take them home.  You can practice reading, listening, and pronunciation  at home !  

All Content CC-BY.