Language and Literacy

English conversations

English Conversation Group
Practice your conversational English in a relaxed and supportive environment thanks to The Neighbourhood Hub.

Click here for session dates and locations.

Learning and literacy 
Learning & Literacy (LAL) Collection
Our Learning and Literacy Collection contains a broad range of resources to assist in learning English including:
  • IELTS, other workbooks and practice exams
  • Adult readers with audio and text
  • Grammar and vocabulary dictionaries

Items can be reserved, collected and returned at any of our library branches.

Online Library  
Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
A self-study IELTS preparation course to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam.  Each module contains 12 units based on commonly used IELTS topics, and covers reading, writing, listening and speaking.Road to IELTS will allow you to:
  • practice IELTS listening tasks under timed conditions
  • view sample videos of speaking tests, highlighting good practice
  • develop techniques and vocabulary for writing tasks 1 and 2
  • work on authentic texts for the reading test, simulating the real exam
  • develop vocabulary in areas commonly used in the IELTS exam
World Languages 
World Languages
Books in over 50 languages are available through our library thanks to State Library of Queensland.

If there are no books in your language on our shelves we can source them for you.

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