Learn a language in 2024 with EDLC Libraries!

Monday, 29 January, 2024

EDLC NEW RESOURCE ED LEISURE+CULTURE Libraries Now ALERT! LEARN 110+ LANGUAGES WITH available Transparent Language Online  from East Dunbartonshire librariesWhat's your goal for 2024? Are you hoping to be Fluent in French, Great at Gaelic or Smashing at Swedish? Whatever language you fancy learning, your first move should be to check out your local library.

EDLC Libraries across the area are now offering Transparent Language Online for Libraries, a complete language-learning system with courses and lessons designed to build listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

It is free, flexible, convenient and offers more than 100 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu with everything in between including Ukrainian.

Learners can explore a new language in the comfort of their own home, at the library, or on-the-go. This online service works on virtually any computer or mobile device through a web browser or mobile app so anyone can use it. 

Councillor Jim Gibbons, Chair of East Dunbartonshire Leisure & Culture Trust said, "This new resource offers so much to so many people within our communities. It will help people for whom English is not their first language and support anyone who'd like to broaden their skill set to include a new language. It is an online resource which enables learners to go at their own speed and it is free. What better time to have a go at learning something new? 

“This is a reminder that libraries are not just about books. Our staff can help in so many other ways and this is just one of them.” 

Using their library card, EDLC Library members will have unlimited access to more than 110 languages, including English for speakers of over 30 languages. Transparent Language Online for Libraries is packed with pronunciation practice, speech analysis, grammar, writing activities and vocabulary-building activities.  

For more information on how to access this service.

or ask staff in your local EDLC Library. 

Not a Library member? Join online or in branch! 

About Transparent Language, Inc. 

At Transparent Language, we leverage our expertise in technology, learning, and language to build innovative language-learning and teaching software for use by US Government agencies and organizations, as well as hundreds of public libraries, thousands of schools, and millions of individuals. We are serious about language learning. We care about all languages, regardless of commercial value. We believe that great language technology not only changes the user experience; it transforms the economics, logistics and reliability of language learning. Transparent Language is headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, USA. Visit them on the web transparent.