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ESL & Language Learning: World Language

ACFPL has an extensive collection of ESL, Language Learning and World Language resources. This guide provides a sampling of the materials available on this subject. To view more visit the library or browse the catalog

World Magazines & Newspapers

All titles can be borrowed, except for the current issue. Also remember you can read your favorite local newspapers in the original language via Press Display.

Learning Languages

Translation Web Sites

World Language Collection

The Atlantic City Free public Library's World Languages Collection includes materials in the Bengali, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Punjabi, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Tamil, Urdu, and Vietnamese languages.  Find books, magazines, newspapers, music and movies in your native language. 


Premium eResources

Use these resources in the library as a guest or from any internet connection with your library card.

Learning Express: Take practice tests online,  you'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. You can prepare for tests like the GED in Spanish. 

Recursos Electronicos en Espanol

 Referencia Latina: Spanish-language database, which offers content encyclopedias, Spanish-English dictionary, images; and health reports.  

Languages of the World Websites

Books Not to Miss

This is a selection of some of our nonfiction titles in languages other than English.  Remeber to check for fiction titles as well.


For a listing of DVD Movies (entertainment) in another language, search the catalog for a keyword, e.g. Hindi Films, and see a listing.  The list below is a selection of documentaries in other languages besides English.

Music CDs

The International Music CD Collection features folk and other types of music representing cultures from around the world.  For a list of International CDs click on the link World Music, or click on Latin Music for a list of Latin cds.