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A California State Library Webinar

August 1st, 2017 12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM


Andrea Willis: Director of Internet and Media Services at the Sacramento County Office of Education
Kathryn Azevedo: Digital Literacy Van Coordinator, Library Administration, Butte County Library
Susan Hanks: Library Programs Consultant, California State LIbrary

Join presenters Andrea Willis and Kathryn Azevedo, as they provide an overview of the free USA Learns website ( and share ideas about how one California library utilizes the site to teach English to adults.

During this one-hour webinar, attendees will:

  • Learn about the highly popular USA Learns website, which has been accessed by more than 9 million adults around the world to learn English free.
  • Check out the three existing ESL courses and the various activity types, which include listening, speaking, reading, writing, comprehension, and more!
  • Get a sneak peek at information about the upcoming U.S. Citizenship course, which will help applicants prepare for the naturalization interview.
  • Learn how one California library uses USA Learns to teach English to their patrons.
  • Get ideas on how you might use this valuable resource with volunteers and tutors in your library.
  • Start thinking about how to roll out the new U.S. Citizenship course at your library.

This webinar will be of interest to: library staff and volunteers who are looking for high-quality (and free!) resources to help adults learn English and prepare to become U.S. citizens.

Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button at the top of this page. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

Presentation Material

Speaker's slides
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