The AED department allows eligible students to take free classes to prepare for jobs in the current economy. The department operates under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).
You are important to our college and community. We can help you learn English to prepare for a better job, help your children with their homework, or become U.S. Citizens.
There are 10 levels of ELA classes:
Click HERE to learn more on how to get started!
To contact the Adult Education Development Office
Please call 847-925-6223 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Voice of America
A collection of reads on various topics ranked from basic to advanced.
Breaking News English
Breaking News English provides current news stories at varying English reading levels. In addition, each news story includes free lessons, activities on grammar, spelling and vocabulary practice, comprehension practice and more! A new lesson is added every two days!
"A collection of entertaining videos and engaging web activities, all designed to help you reach your learning goals". Interesting Things for learners, and Easy Things for Beginners.
Read and Listen to stories online! Search by reading level, interest and/or topic
Class Code: please email Librarian for access
Tumble Book Library
A great collection of stories to read and listen to online
Read and listen to stories online. Hear the words as you read! Choose the type of read you want at the top of the page in the yellow bar.
Adele's ESL Corner
Your online English Language Website for Grammar, Listening and Vocabulary.
A vocabulary learning platform. Choose your learning category at the top
Try to avoid the ads.
Writing and Listening exercises for Levels 1-5 from the University of Victoria.
Bilingual Literacy Exercises for Level 1-5
Learning Express Library
This amazing site offers practice tests, computer skills, jobs and careers, skill builders, and info on US Citizenship. Create your own user name to do the lessons. Log on with your Harper Student Portal ID.
Need Help? Call 1-847-925-6866
Typing Tutorial - SenseLang
Free keyboard tutorial and typing test to learn how to type, test typing and practice type games.
GCF Learn Free
GCFLearnFree.org® creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. By delivering over 750 different lessons to millions of people in over 200 countries and territories ABSOLUTELY FREE, GCFLearnFree.org is a worldwide leader in online education.
A Unique Resources with Audio and Video for ESL Students and Teachers Worldwide
must first create an account through Harper's Off-Campus Access. Instructions can be found on the right-hand side.
Busuu: Fast Language Learning
BBC Learning English