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Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Online for Kids provides children with the opportunity to read and speak different languages with these fantastic e-books.
Visit LOTE Online for kids, for a collection of 300+ books in 15 languauges. [Library membership required]
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) provides a free suite of video courses and resources to help learn English and navigate life in Australia.
Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills – gain the confidence to use English in everyday situations, for work and study. Learn about Australian society and culture.
It helps learners develop their confidence in 33 key grammar areas from the simple present at Elementary level to phrasal verbs at Advanced. The program is ideal either as a self-access resource, or integrated into a course of study and used in class or for homework.
Clear Pronunciation 1 (Sounds) helps learners recognise and pronounce 43 English phonemes. The program includes over 1,000 audio clips and 50 videos providing input for the sounds and models for learners to copy. The Recorder enables users to record their voice and assess their pronunciation against a native speaker.
Blacktown City Libraries members can access thousands of the world’s most popular digital newspapers and magazines for free.
Simply connect to the public wi-fi at any Blacktown City Libraries location and visit pressreader.com or launch the PressReader app on your mobile device, open an account selecting Blacktown as your library and using your library card details and then you can access these resources anywhere, anytime.
Borrowers can access titles of popular Chinese books, both fiction and non-fiction and children’s Urdu books. This will be an expanding collection as more resources become available.
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