Learn a language

Improve your understanding of English as a second language or learn a new language with Stirling Libraries online resouces.

  • Road to IELTS is a fantastic resource for those looking to improve their understanding of English as a second language.  IELTS general training focusses on basic language shills in broad social and workplace contexts.  IELTS academic is for people applying for higher education or professional registration in an English-speaking environment and reflects some of the features of academic language

    How to use: 

    1. You will need to log in for the first time from a library computer or using the library Wi-Fi so that the system recognises you as a City of Stirling Library customer
    2. Once you have registered and created your user account, you can gain access from anywhere by signing in with the email account you used to register
    3. This resource works better if accessed through Chrome, Firefox or Safari.

    For more information, visit the Road to IELTS website.

    Top tip

    You can access Road to IELTS on your mobile device or tablet, download the App from either the App Store or Google Play.

  • Learn a language with a personalised learning system that allows you to track your progress. Choose from over 80 languages or 24 ‘English as a second language’ courses. This is great for language learners of all levels, offering personal progress tracking, pronunciation analysis, language and cultural resources and much more.

    How to use: 

    1. You will need to log in and register to create an account      
    2. Once you have registered you can download the mobile app to continue your lessons on the go.

    View the how-to video tutorial here.

    For more information, please visit the Transparent Language website.

    Top tip

    You can access Transparent Languages on your mobile device or tablet, download the App from either the App Store or Google Play.

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