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Spring 2017 Programs: 
February 6 - June 2

Registration Spring 2017 - All new students must register and take a placement test on one of the following dates in LRNC 131:

  • Wednesday, January 11: 1:00 pm-4:00 pm
  • Thursday, January 12: 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Please allow approximately 45 minutes for the test.

The library offers two types of sessions in its ESL program, held in LRNC 215:

  • Talk times provide listening and speaking practice. No registration is needed. See schedule in right side column.
  • Classes feature more intensive lessons over the course of a several months. 
  • Classes and talk times each meet one day a week for 1-2 hours. 
  • Both classes and talk times are free.

ESL class


Other Area Opportunities to Learn English

Harris County Public Library Branches
Free English, Citizenship, and/or GED classes offered at each branch. Call the specific branch to find out which courses are offered and when.
Go to www.hcpl.net/location/locations to find the library closest to you.

Harris County Department of Education
Free English and GED classes offered in the evenings.
Go to Adult Education Calendars or call 713-692-6216.

Cypress Assistance Ministries
Free English and GED classes offered in the evenings, with a $40 materials fee to register.
Go to www.cypressassistan.org/ged-esl-classes/ or call 281-826-4403.

ESOL Classes through Lone Star College
Fee-based classes offered through the Continuing Education Department or for college credit.
Go to www.lonestar.edu/esol.htm or contact the Continuing Education department at 281-290-3460.


Practice your English Skills on the Web

Mango Languages
www.hcpl.net/ref/dbsubs.htm#languages and choose Mango
Access these online language courses for free with your Harris County Public Library card or Lone Star ID card.

Pronunciator
www.hcpl.net/ref/dbsubs.htm#languages and choose Pronunciator
Access these online language tutorials with your Harris County Public Library card and pin number.

Duolingo
https://www.duolingo.com
Create a free account to learn and practice reading, listening, and speaking on your computer or smart phone.

BBC Learning English
www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/  
Worksheets, videos, and vocabulary to practice English.

ESL Cyber Listening Lab
http://www.esl-lab.com/
Great site to test your listening skills.  Modules include general and academic vocabulary.

GCF Learn Free
www.gcflearnfree.org  
Tutorials on computers, reading, math, as well as interactive practice with everyday life situations.


Civics and Citizenship Resources

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a primary source of information for new immigrants. 


Contact the LSC-CyFair Library: chat | e-mail | voice - 281.290.3214 | text - 832.463.0478
Maintained by: L. Bartlett-Reference Librarian
lindsey.l.bartlett@lonestar.edu