Learn about public libraries resources and services in Saskatchewan in your own language!
Online catalogue *for searching only*-- please place a hold through your nearest public library branch: http://www.lib.sk.ca/multilingual.cfm
Note: please go to the “Limits” box and select the language you would like to search. If you want to retrieve all books in a language please select that language and type an asterisk (*) in the title box.
After finding the books you want, ask your local public library branch to get them for you.
Online Newspapers http://onlinenewspapers.com/
Newspapers from all around the world, organized first by regions and then by countries
Radio Locator http://www.radio-locator.com/
Offers a search by country feature
Your Dictionary http://www.yourdictionary.com/languages.html
Multiple language dictionaries
The International Children’s Digital Library http://www.childrenslibrary.org/
Logos Library for Children http://www.logoslibrary.eu/pls/wordtc/new_wordtheque.main_bimbi?lang=en
E-books in 36 languages
Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/
Project Gutenberg offers thousands of books in different languages online. Books can be downloaded in text, rich text and html formats as well as formats compatible with PDAs devices such as Palmtop computers (Plucker). It includes also audio books and digitized sheet music.
Regina Open Door Society http://www.rods.sk.ca/
Saskatoon Open Door Society http://www.sods.sk.ca/
Immigration service agency with programs such as the Immigrant Settlement and Adaptation Program (ISAP) and the Interpretation/Translation Services. The agency provides also counselling, support and orientation to new immigrants.
Moose Jaw Multicultural Council http://www.mjmcinc.ca/index.htm
The MCC provides direct settlement, adaptation and integration services to all eligible newcomers in Moose Jaw and area, including settlement, language, employment and daycare services.
Welcome to Saskatoon, Canada http://krsp.wordpress.com/
This weblog is designed to provide some valuable information mainly for Immigrants to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Government of Saskatchewan, Going to Saskatchewan
Saskjobs website: http://www.saskjobs.ca/
Provincial Government website: (jobs in Saskatchewan)
Federal Government jobs: (jobs in Canada) http://jobs-emplois.gc.ca/
Activities for ESL students: http://a4esl.org/
Bilingual quizzes (English + 38 languages). Other quizzes and puzzles for specific sections such as Grammar or Vocabulary.
California Distant Learning Project, Adult Learning Activities: http://www.cdlponline.org/index.cfm
You can choose among 11 subjects of everyday life (such as law or health) to improve your vocabulary
Literacy Center: http://www.literacycenter.net/
Website for children and their parents or tutors with interactive activities to learn letters, colours, shapes, first words, etc. Click on the “English” icon to start!
The Learning Edge: http://thewclc.ca/edge/
Audio visual lessons for adults based on news articles. Need multimedia equipment.
English Forum: http://www.englishforum.com/00/
Its Interactive Exercises section on grammar, vocabulary and idioms gives feedback on answers.
ESL Party Land: http://eslpartyland.com/default.htm
Its learning pages and quizzes are arranged by topics of interest
English Page: http://www.englishpage.com/index.html
It offers many tutorials with exercises.
Using English: http://www.usingenglish.com/
The English reference section contains a wealth of resources, such as list of idioms and phrasal verbs.
English Learner: http://www.englishlearner.com/
Its “Learn English grammar and vocabulary” section has quizzes with hints as well as multiple choice tests.
Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Guide: http://www.esl-lab.com/
Listening quizzes, vocabulary lessons, language learning and life tips
The Columbia Guide to Standard American English by Kenneth G. Wilson: http://www.bartleby.com/68/
This guide is the ideal handbook of English language etiquette. It seeks to help you make some of the choices Standard English users must make if their usage is to be what they want it to be and what their listeners and readers expect it to be.
[Reference guide consulted for most of the resources:
Hickok, John. (2005) “ESL (English as a Second Language) Web Sites: Resources for Library Administrators, Librarians and ESL Library Users” In: Journal of Library Administration, 43(3-4)]
This page is supported by the Multilingual Library Services Coordination of the Provincial Library, Ministry of Education. Please send your feedback to firstname.lastname@example.orgLast updated January, 2009