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English as a Second Language (ESL): Academic English

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Learning Express Library can help you with your English skills. Users must create a log-in and password to access this resource. Start at the top left dashboard with Learning Centers. Elementary School through College Students sections have reading, writing and mathematical review sections. 

College Preparation- Select this Learning Center to improve TOEFL (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening and Preparation) and TOEIC scores.

College Students-Select this Learning Center to improve

  • Reading Comprehension Skills with options such as Reading Comprehension (includes eBooks and eTests), Reading Comprehension Courses (Strong Foundations, Structure, Language & Style, and Reading between the Lines) and Diagnostic Tests (will help to assess strenghts and weaknesses in informational, Literacy and Persuasive texts).
  • Vocabulary and Spelling with options such as Synonym/Antonym practice (includes eBooks and eTests), Vocabulary and Spelling practice (includes eBooks and eTests), Vocabulary and Spelling eCourses, and Word Analogy eTests.
  • Writing and Grammar Skills with options such as Grammar practice (includes eBooks and eTests), Grammar Skills eCourses, Writing Practice (includes eBooks and eTests), Fundamentals of Writing (includes sections on Prewriting, Drafting, Revising, and Editing), and Writing Prompts for expository and persuasive essays.
  • Graduate School Entrance Exam Preparation offers GMAT writing and practice tests, GRE analytical writing, verbal reasoning, and vocabulary review, LSAT logic games and practice exams, MAT practice exams, MCAT sciences and verbal reasoning, and PCAT practice tests.

GED Preparation- The GED is a test offered to replace a high school diploma. You can find Language Arts and Writing options here.

Workplace Skills- Select this Learning Center to improve on Business Writing, Job Search, Resumes, Interviewing skills and TOEIC.

Skill Building for Adults- Select this Learning Center to improve on Reading Skills and Writing and Grammar Skills.

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