English for Speakers of Other Languages

Learn English in a classroom-based learning environment with an ESOL instructor or practice independently at one of our Open Language Labs.

Upcoming Events

Registration Required
Thursday
October
18
5:45​pm
(Windermere - Ask at Desk)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Monday
October
22
5:45​pm
(South Trail - Meeting Room 1)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Monday
October
22
6:00​pm
(Chickasaw - Lab)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Monday
October
22
6:30​pm
(Alafaya - Computer Lab)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
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Registration Required
Tuesday
October
23
5:30​pm
(Washington Park - Children's Area)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >
Registration Required
Tuesday
October
23
6:00​pm
(Chickasaw - Lab)
Event Category: Language Learning
English from Zero classes are designed for beginning English learners. Each workshop has a specific target topic. See calendar for more information.
Learn more >

Orange County Library System library card

Register for a library card:

Register for a library card online and we will mail it to your home. Or get your card sooner by visiting us in person.

Course Options:

Open Language Lab Including ESOL

Various Locations

Explore and learn English or another language of your choice via computer-based learning in an Open Language Lab. Choose from ELLIS, Pronunciator, Mango Languages or Rocket Languages.

 

Practice Makes Perfect

Various Locations

Join us each week as an Adult Literacy League certified instructor helps you build your confidence. This program is presented through partnerships between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League Inc.

 

Speaking Clearly and Writing Clearly: Beginner and Intermediate

Southeast Branch & South Creek Branch

ESOL series focusing on listening comprehension, pronunciation, spoken, grammar and written English.

 

Reading Clearly: Intermediate

Southeast Branch

An English class designed to work on reading skills and strategies to increase reading comprehension. Participants must have a basic understanding of English. Even if participants do not speak English well, they can participate if they understand some English.

 

English from Zero

Alafaya Branch, Southeast Branch, South Trail Branch, Chickasaw Branch, Hiawassee Branch, North Orange & Washington Park Branch

ESOL workshops, vocabulary and basic grammar for English learners with no English language skills.

 

English Basics

Washington Park Branch

Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 10 a.m.

Students will learn a variety of fundamentals in grammar, vocabulary and conversational English. Each class will allow time for questions and practice.

 

English Conversation Hour

Southeast Branch, South Creek Branch & Winter Garden Branch

Practice your English speaking skills and chat with us.

 

Improve Your English Reading Workshop

Various Locations

Improve your English conversational skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and comprehension by reading a book. This event is presented through a partnership between the Orange County Library System and the Adult Literacy League Inc. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, call 407.422.1540 or visit adultliteracyleague.org.