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English Language and Literacy

Improve your English language and literacy skills.

If youForm writing smiling work or someone you know would like to improve English and literacy skills, the following helpful information and links may be of assistance.


Library collection and services

Library Literacy Collection

The Library Literacy Collection, located at Payneham Library, offers a range of resources to assist you to learn and improve your English language skills.

The Library Literacy Collection includes English language practice books and readers.

For Payneham Library location and opening times, visit: Libraries Opening Hours


Road to IELTS online resource

Road to IELTS online resource can help you improve your English and prepare you for the International English Language Test - general version.

Library members can access Road to IELTS by visiting the Library Catalogue at any of our three Library locations, or through your own personal computer or tablet device for free 24 hours a day.

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Other resources

English Language Improvement Service (ELIS)

Please note: Due to COVID-19 regulations, the ELIS service at the State Library of South Australia remains suspended. For more information, visit: State Library reopening FAQs

With help from volunteers, the State Library of South Australia provide an English Language Improvement Service, free for people who are learning English as a foreign language and want to improve their language skills.

For more information, visit: State Library of South Australia: ELIS


English language support (SA.GOV.AU)

SA.GOV.AU website provides information on the following topics: