English as a Second Language (ESL) / Citizenship

Literacy/ESL/Citizenship classes

ESL, Reading/Literacy & Citizenship classes with Oakton Community College 

Click here to access the non-credit class catalog for Summer 2024 - ESL, Literacy/Reading & Citizenship classes are held at the library.

For more information, call 847.635.1426 or e-mail adulted@oakton.edu.


For information on ESL classes at District 214 Community Education (Arlington Heights) click here. Spring enrollment is now closed. Please check back in July, 2024.

Adult Learning Center from HelpNow

Live one-on-one coaching to improve your computer skills on MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Also includes resume writing assistance and practice tests for the GED and U.S. Citizenship Test.



Free online homework help for users of all ages. The site provides study tools such as video lessons, practice tests, and virtual flashcards in reading and math for students in K – 2 grade and all core subjects in higher grades along with access to virtual tutors, an interactive writing lab, assistance in filling out FAFSA applications, and career support. Spanish speaking tutors are available: tutoría en español.

LOTE4Kids – Storytime in other languages

Digital books in 65+ languages with English translations. Languages include Spanish, Polish, Gujarati, Italian, French & Ukrainian. Listen & read along! Download the LOTE4Kids App


Mango Languages

Mango offers a variety of fun ways to help you learn another language, including English. A voice comparison feature compares your pronunciation to a native speaker’s. Use it on your computer or tablet or on your cellphone, by downloading the mobile app.

Practice tests in SkillSurfer - part of HelpNow from Brainfuse

Practice tests for ACT, SAT, AP, GED, TOEFL, ASVAB and more.

ProCitizen | Preparación para obtener la ciudadanía estadounidense

Si ya tienes un nombre de estudiante y contraseña de Pronunciator, puedes iniciar sesión a continuación. De lo contrario, regístrate donde dice "¿Es tu primera vez aquí?" y recibirás un nombre de estudiante y contraseña que funcionán tanto para Pronunciator como ProCitizen.

ProCitizen | Preparing you for U.S. Citizenship

If you already have a Pronunciator student name and password, you can log in below. If you don't, register under "First time here?" and you'll receive a student name and password that will work for both Pronunciator and ProCitizen!


Pronunciator is a fun way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. ESL courses are available for speakers of several languages. For adults and children. For children's courses, select a language & click on Learners Guides. Our subscription also includes free access to the Bluebird app!

Pronunciator Español

Pronunciator es una forma divertida de aprender cualquiera de los 87 idiomas con lecciones autodirigidas, profesores en vivo, películas, música y mucho más. Los cursos de inglés como segunda lengua están disponibles para hablantes de varios idiomas. Para adultos y niños. (Haga clic aquí para obtener más información.)

Udemy: presented by Gale - On-Demand Learning for In-Demand Skills

Thousands of online video courses covering business, technology (Office, Windows, coding, etc.,) Test Prep (GMAT, SAT, TOEFL, IT Certifications & more) as well as personal development & foreign language instruction. Courses are available in several languages including Spanish & Polish. You will need a Google or Microsoft account to create an account & sign in to Udemy. Watch Video To learn how to use the "Udemy for Business" app for iOS or Android click here