Learning Express — Comprehensive database of practice tests and tutorial courses. Includes job search skills, computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, Visio, Adobe...), TOEFL, GED, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, as well as professional exams, and exams for elementary-high school students. New users will need to register for a free account. Need more information?
Road to IELTS — A practice resource for IELTS. Track your progress on practice exams and use more than 100 hours of interactive activities including advice, hints and tips on question types. Up to 5 users at a time.
Most of our libraries have ESL or ELT (English Language Training) materials such as TOEFL, IELTS, grammar, vocabulary, dictionaries, short novels, and books on CD to help with pronunciation and audio kits to help with reading and listening comprehension.
We also have other materials and services that will help you with your English skills:
— ELSA is basic English training for adult newcomers to Canada and is funded by the government. It is free for students. See this site for the directory of ESL courses in BC.
— Free online practice tests for IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and the Cambridge English exams.
— Website for this English language assessment system used at many academic institutions.
— Website that showcases Canadian expertise in the area of language. It informs readers about Canadian resources that deal with different aspects of language.
— Website providing information on the LPI, used by most post-secondary institutions and professional organizations to assess skills in English.
— Fun study site for ESL students including word games, puzzles, slang, proverbs and more.
— Test of English as a Foreign Language official site.
— For newcomers to Canada, from the B.C. Government.