English as a Second Language
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes provide basic through advanced instruction in the speaking, reading, writing, grammar and syntax of English for speakers of other languages. Click here to see a list of ESL classes at the library.
Library Programs & Services
The Library provides print and audiovisual materials for ESL students and tutors; computers with links to learning resources; and space for tutoring, classes and meetings.
We also have test preparation for the TOEFL Test. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures the ability of non-native speakers of English to use and understand North American English as it is used in college and university settings. More information is available at the Official TOEFL Website: toeflgoanywhere.org
Mango Languages offers classes in English through the DCPL website. This resource can be used on any library computer. It can also be used on a computer outside the library with your DeKalb County Public Library card number and PIN.
Georgia Piedmont Technical College, Buford Highway Center
404.297.9522 ext. 4000
Friends of Refugees
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
ESL classes and Family Literacy
Jewish Family and Career Services
Latin American Association
ESL tutoring and classes
For more information, please call the Literacy Services Office at 404.508.7190, ext. 2240.