English Conversation Groups and Resources

English Conversation Groups and Resources
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CBCity Library hosts regular ESL conversation groups, ESL language kits, readers and online learning resources. English Conversation Groups Resources Canterbury Bankstown CBCity Library hosts regular ESL classes, ESL Language kits and readers for members to borrow and online learning English resources. Library Services
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Learning English Goes Online! 

English Conversation Groups are now happening online.

Group 1

Most participants in this group are at beginner or intermediate level

Throughout September and October we will hold classes online on Zoom. Dates are as follows: 

  • Wednesday 8 September
  • Tuesday 14 September
  • Wednesday 22 September
  • Tuesday 28 September
  • Tuesday 5 October
  • Tuesday 12 October
  • Wednesday 20 October
  • Tuesday 26 October

All will be from 10.30 to 11.30am

To join, please call 9707 5533 and we will explain how to take part.

Group 2

Participants in this group are at beginner level.

These classes take place each week on Google at the following times:

  • Mondays 10-11am
  • Wednesdays 10-11am

To join, please call 9789 9403 and we will explain how to take part.

 

If you can't make those times, but would still be interested in an online English conversation group, please let us know as we may be able to add more dates and times.

Learning English

​At Canterbury-Bankstown libraries, we offer many ways for you to learn English.​

All our libraries have resources for English learners, from beginner to more experienced. These include  reading, writing and comprehension books and kits, as well as English Learner Readers with audio CDs. IELTS books and Occupational English Test books are available at some of our libraries.  

You can also  browse our catalogue to explore our collection. You can reserve what you want and ask for it to be sent to you to pick up at your nearest library.

If you prefer to learn online, our eLibrary provides many different resources. Look through our online English resources.   

English Conversation Groups

Our conversation groups are on hold due to Sydney COVID-19 lockdown We also hold free English conversation groups in several of our libraries. Make new friends, while learning to speak more English. Please join us, but remember, bookings are essential!

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre

 English Conversation Groups

Monday during school terms, except public holidays
Time: 5-7pm 
Location: Lansdowne Room 1
Phone: 9707 9730

Wednesday during school terms, except public holidays
Time: 10-noon
Location: Community Room 2
Phone: 9707 9730
Thursday during school terms, except public holidays
Time: 10-noon
Location: Community Room 2
Phone: 9707 9730

Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre

 English Conversation Groups

Monday during school terms, except public holidays
Time: 10am-noon
Phone: 9789 9405

Tuesday during school terms except public holidays
Time:10am-noon
Phone: 9789 9405

Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centre

English Conversation Group

Friday during school terms, except public holidays
Time:  10 – 11.30am
Phone: 9707 9740

Lakemba Library & Knowledge Centre     

English Conversation Group   

Thursday during school terms
Time: 10am-noon
Phone:  9789 9419

Riverwood Library & Knowledge Centre

English Conversation Group

Monday during school terms
Time: 10am-noon
Phone: 9707 5436

Tuesday during school terms
Time: 10am-noon
Phone: 9707 5436

 

For more information about any of our services, contact 9789 9423.