Mesa Public Library

ESL & U.S. Citizenship ESL Classes at the Library

Local Classes & Information

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Learning English as a Second Language?

This is often referred to as ESL. It may also be called ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) or ELAA (English Language Acquisition - Adults).

See our English as a Second Language Information section below for local resources.

 

Want to become a U.S. Citizen?

See our U.S. Citizenship Information section below for links to the required forms and resources to help you study for the Citizenship test, which covers United States Politics, Government, and History.

 

 

English as a Second Language Information

 

Mesa Public Library

FREE ESL Conversation Group
Saturdays, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, September 12 - November 21, 2015
Main Library
Join our weekly literacy group if you would like to practice basic English listening and speaking survival skills.  Adult non-native speakers are welcome - no registration needed. Please bring a notebook and pencil.
Sponsored by: Mesa Public Library

FREE ESL CLASS - Beginner I: English Conversation
Saturdays, 12:25 - 1:25 pm, October 3 - December 12, 2015
Red Mountain Branch
Join our literacy group if you would like to practice basic listening and speaking survival skills.  Enjoy an informal way to learn English.  Adult non-native speakers are welcome to this one hour/10 week program.  No registration needed.  Please bring a notebook and pencil.
Sponsored by: Laubach Literacy Council of Mesa and Mesa Public Library

FREE ESL CLASS - Intermediate: English Conversation and Writing
Saturdays, 1:25 - 2:55 pm, October 3 - December 12, 2015
Red Mountain Branch
Emphasis will be on learning English basic grammar rules and practicing them in discussion and writing situations.  Adult non-native speakers must be able to read, speak, and write basic English.  No registration needed for this one and a half hour class.  Please bring a notebook and pencil.
Sponsored by: Laubach Literacy Council of Mesa and Mesa Public Library

PowerSpeak Languages
ESL for Spanish speakers or ESL for Mandarin speakers. Features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games. Free, but requires your Mesa Public Library card and PIN to access.

Rocket Languages
ESL for Spanish speakers. Features a combination of scored online activities, exercises, lessons, and games. Free, but requires your Mesa Public Library card and PIN to access.

Learning Express Library (click on All Centers, then Recoursos Para Hispanohablantes)

ESL for Spanish speakers. Tools to help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship test, and improve your reading, writing, speaking and grammar skills. Free, but requires registration and login with your Mesa Public Library card and PIN.


Testing and Education Reference Center Database (click on International Tools)
Tools to help you prepare for U.S. Citizenship test, TOEFL and TOEIC tests; offers online practice tests and online books. Free, but requires your Mesa Public Library card and PIN to access.

 

 

Mesa Public Schools - Community Education
Adult Education Department and Family Literacy Program
480-472-7259
Fees are based on household income.
Classes for adults in English Language Acquisition (ELAA) and English Language Civics Leadership (U.S. Citizenship test preparation).

 

Rio Salado College
English Language Acquisition for Adults
480-517-8110 or 480-377-4050
Classes for adults in English Language Acquisition (ELAA). Call Monday through Friday, 8:30-5:30. Fees are based on household income.

 

 
U.S. Citizenship Information

 



Mesa Public Library

Testing and Education Reference Center Database (click on International Tools)
Tools to help you prepare for U.S. Citizenship test, TOEFL and TOEIC tests; offers online practice tests and online books. Free, but requires your Mesa Public Library card and PIN to access.

Learning Express Library (click on All Centers, then Adult Learning Center)

Tools to help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test,  History & Civics Practice test, Citizenship eBooks. Free, but requires registration and login with your Mesa Public Library card and PIN.

 

Mesa Public Schools - Community Education
Adult Education Department and Family Literacy Program
480-472-7259
Fees are based on household income.
Classes for adults in English Language Acquisition (ELAA) and English Language Civics Leadership (U.S. Citizenship test preparation).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 8/10/15

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