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Learning & Languages

Learning & Languages

When you want to to brush up on a second language, enjoy a great book in your own language, or learn a new skill, try your library’s multilingual collections and online language and learning resources.

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English as a Second Language

Featured Languages


Mango Languages

Mango Languages offers access to 70 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. It is the only language learning resource to teach through film.

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Road to IELTS Academic

Road to IELTS Academic: online interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic test geared towards those applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. Only 6 users allowed at one time.  If database is unavailable, please try again in a little while. Cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.

Road to IELTS General

Road to IELTS General:  online interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) general test that focuses on basic skills in broad social and workplace contexts. Only 6 users allowed at one time.  If database is unavailable, please try again in a little while. Cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services, academic support, collaborative and self-study tools for students K-12 as well as adult learners. Real-time online tutoring in support of the K-12 Canadian curriculum is available every day from 2-11 pm.

Brainfuse JobNow

Brainfuse JobNow provides live online assistance, powerful tools and other resources for job-seekers including: live interview coaching, resume development and feedback, career resources and an adult learning centre.  Career coaches are available online every day from  2-11 pm. 

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning, previously, offers free online courses and instructional videos created by real-world industry experts in business, software, technology and creative skills. Over 16,000 courses are available in various languages.

App users: when prompted for a library ID, please use “caledonlibrary”

Niche Academy

Niche Academy connects you with interactive tutorials to help you get the most out of your library’s digital library resources, and provides training for social media, productivity tools, and much more.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses lets you sign up for six-week, instructor-led, online Gale courses. They are are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones.

A to Z World Travel

A to Z World Travel puts world city travel guides at your fingertips. The guides cover a multitude of topics that will help you plan for international travel, including pre-trip planning, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, and health and safety.

For an A-Z list of our full collection of digital resources,  visit our Digital Library page.