(Foreign and ESOL)
Transparent Language Online (formerly Byki Online):This online language-learning service, with over 90 language options including English for speakers of other languages, allows patrons to access the system remotely and offers an unprecedented number of learning options. Transparent Language Online features listening, reading, speaking, and writing exercises, as well as integrated pronunciation analysis, vocabulary acquisition exercises, conversational language courses, video grammar lessons, and a robust social community. The Transparent Language system can also be used on Apple and Android devices.
[Available to all Wilton residents with current Wilton library cards.]
Follow these easy steps to begin learning a new language:
Create a User Account: If this is your first time using Transparent Language Online, you must create a User Account.
OR if you are not physically in the library, call Thomas Kozak at 203-762-3950, Ext. 240 and he will create an account for you. He will need your name and email address.
Once you have created or are assigned your User Name and Password, log in, choose your language and you are on your way!
Referencia Latina: ICONN database offering content from a variety of sources including thousands of encyclopedia entries, an inclusive collection of images, an atlas, health reports, a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for reference books and general interest magazines in a broad array of subject areas. Daily updates ensure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries such as: El Comercio (Peru), El Mercurio (Chile), El Tiempo (Columbia), El Universal (Mexico), El Pais (Uruguay), El Nacional (Venezuela), La Nacion (Argentina), and La Nacion (Costa Rica). [ICONN database available to all Connecticut residents with current public library cards.]