Friday, 4 January 2019

New Year's Resolutions and eResources

With the New Year, inevitably comes the making of New Year’s resolutions so if you've decided to learn a new language, to play a musical instrument or even to sit your driving theory test then our range of eResources can help you.

This offers over 500 courses including Yoga, Digital photography, Computer Basics, Excel, Stress Management and many more. With real instructors guiding the learning, video based lessons, graded lesson tests and certificates of achievement students can enjoy an engaging and measurable learning experience.

There are a variety of courses to choose from so if you are thinking of taking up a new hobby or looking to learn a new skill then this eResource is for you.

Theory Test Pro
This is a highly realistic online simulation of the UK’s driving theory tests for all vehicle categories. It contains all the official test questions licensed from the DVSA.

Transparent Language Online
Online language course which provides free unlimited access to library members.
Unlimited access to over 90 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu and English Learning for Beginner and Intermediate levels with English materials for speakers of more than 25 languages.

ArtistWorks- Whether you are starting out or just looking to improve your skills you’ll get the help you need with ArtistWorks Step by Step learning videos from some of the world’s sought after musicians and teachers. It offers everything you need for musical and artistic instruction.

To find out how to access these please see the library home page or click the links above.

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

Transparent Language Online

Merry Christmas with Transparent Language Online

With Christmas just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to learn how to say 'Merry Christmas' in a variety of languages.

English- Merry Christmas
French- Joyeux Noel
Spanish-Feliz Navidad
Italian-Buon Natale
German- Fröhliche Weihnachten
Zulu- Jabulela Ukhisimusi
Polish- Wesołych Świąt
Greek- Kala Christougenna
Arabic- Milad Mubarak
Norwegian- God Jul

If this inspires you to learn a new language, East Lothian library members have free unlimited access to over 90 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu through our eResource Transparent Language Online.

  • Learn to listen, speak, read and write with online lessons catering for all abilities.
  • There is also English Learning for Beginners and intermediate levels with English materials for speakers of more than 25 languages.

Learn just one language with Transparent Language Online or learn a variety of languages.

To get started and to access Transparent Language Online follow the link.