Languages and literacy

Languages


 

Mango Languages

Mango is the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. It's online language learning system that teaches real conversation for practical communication. Learning English? Mango also includes English lessons for speakers of Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), French, Italian, Vietnamese and more. Need help? Watch our Mango Languages tutorial here 
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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is more than just a streaming service! New readers can hone their skills with Read-Along Storybooks and Story Time, and explore new languages with Kanopy's Learning Languages series. Shoalhaven Libraries' members can access unlimited plays in Kanopy Kids, so you can explore enriching, educational and entertaining films and TV series anytime! Need help? Watch our Kanopy tutorial here

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Kinderling Kids Radio

Kinderling is Australia's most popular kids radio station, playing family-friendly music and shows for children aged 0-7.  It also includes Mother Tongue with Sirine, an award-winning podcast which explores a vibrant culture in every episode. Learn to say hello in Cantonese, goodbye in Koori, sing a song in Greek, or learn all about the Lebanese flag.
Shoalhaven Libraries members can access the Premium version of Kinderling for free. To get started, create your Kinderling login at this link. Then, download the Kinderling app on your mobile device and log in.

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Story Box Library

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers, including a collection of stories in Auslan. All stories include closed captions for new readers, or readers for whom English is a second or additional language. 
Need help? Watch our Story Box tutorial here

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Go to  Story Box Library

Literacy


Gale Literature: Books and Authors

Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.
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Gale Literature: Literature Resource Centre

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
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Go to Gale Literature: Literature Resource Centre

Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is more than just a streaming service! New readers can hone their skills with Read-Along Storybooks, enjoy Story Time, and learn a new language with Kanopy's Learning Languages series.
Shoalhaven Libraries' members can access unlimited plays in Kanopy Kids, so you can explore enriching, educational and entertaining films and TV series anytime! Need help? Watch our Kanopy tutorial here

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Go to  Kanopy Kids

Kinderling Kids Radio

Kinderling is Australia's most popular kids radio station, playing family-friendly music and shows for children aged 0-7.  This award-winning app features songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and creative, educational and entertaining podcasts for any time of day - there are even meditations and sleep aids for bedtime! Shoalhaven Libraries members can access the Premium version of Kinderling for free. To get started, create your Kinderling login at this link. Then, download the Kinderling app on your mobile device and log in.

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Go to  Kinderling Kids Radio

PK mag

PK mag is an e-zine by and for primary aged kids. Kids can submit book reviews, poetry, short stories, artwork and photography and see their work in print!  

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Go to PK mag

Story Box Library

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. By listening to stories, new readers improve their reading, vocabulary and literacy skills, as well as their understanding of how stories connect us to the rest of the world. StoryBox stories include closed captions for new readers or readers for whom English is a second or additional language.   
Need help? Watch our Story Box tutorial here. 

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SpineOut

SpineOut is an interactive magazine by and for young adults aged 12 -18 years.  Young writers and illustrators can submit their writing, lyrics, artwork, videos, or poems and see it published!

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