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Improve Your English

Your library can help you learn English and improve your English language skills for study, work or everyday conversations.

Road to IELTS

Road to IELTS in an online International English Language Test System. It can be used to prepare for English language exams, or just to improve your skills.

It's free to use for library members. All you need is the barcode from your library card to get started.

With Road to IELTS you can:

  • Practice IELTS listening tasks under timed conditions
  • Watch sample videos of speaking tests that show you helpful tips
  • Develop techniques and vocabulary for writing tasks 1 and 2
  • Work on real texts for the reading text, simulating the exam
  • Develop vocabulary in areas commonly used in the IELTS exam.

You can use Road to IELTS at home, on library computers (don't forget your headphones) or on your mobile.

There are two courses to choose from: General Training or Academic.

You can also download the Road to IELTS app from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Library resources

The library's collection includes graded readers, kits and special English language materials to help with spelling, punctuation and grammar. Please ask our staff if you need help finding these resources.

English Conversation Classes

Warrawong and Wollongong Library hold regular English Conversation Classes for people to practice speaking English. These classes are arranged by Salvation Army volunteers.

Classes are free, and suitable for all ages. If you'd like to join in, please email the Salvation Army.

Upcoming times are shown below or see our events calendar for more dates.

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Language help

If you need to contact the library in a language other than English, please see Wollongong City Council's Language Services page. This page includes details for local interpreter services, and Language Aides who may be able to help during Council business hours at Wollongong Library.