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Language learning: Further sources

A guide to Library resources for those learning a new language

In addition to books and DVDs on the 3rd Floor of the Library, you may access additional language learning materials via the Global Study Lounge. You could also look at other materials which may aid your learning, such as newspapers and online news websites.

Global Study Lounge

Students listening to audio on their computers
The Global Study Lounge is a multi-purpose facility that caters for both home and international students facilitating and supporting global engagement, multi-cultural awareness and intercultural communication. It provides support, advice, and materials for English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and Academic Study Skills, primarily for international and foundation students. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Edith Morley Building in room 230. There is space for independent and group study, socialising outside of classes, collaboration and communication, as well as cultural and social events. 


Display of foreign language newspapers
Reading newspapers and news websites can be a good way to help you learn a language and immerse yourself in the culture and current affairs of a particular country.

The Library has online access to many English language newspapers and a few foreign language ones too.  For further information and links go to our Finding newspapers page.
Image by Greenwich Photography

Teaching Practice Collection

The Teaching Practice Collection, on the 3rd Floor of the Library, includes an extensive collection of children’s literature in English, both fiction and non-fiction, which may be used by learners to improve their English language skills