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Use the HCC Library catalog to find books, media and journals in the libraries and online. You will need to log in to use many of the library's e-resources, but we've included open access sources, too.

The books in the Oxford Bookworm series have a  recording with the book. Use these to improve your reading skills as well as pronunciation.

For other books check the section books and ebooks.

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English is like a bowl of salad.

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English is like a salad.  English has ingredients or input from Latin, French, Spanish,Germanic languages and many more. Some people find English difficult to learn because words can sound the same but are spelled differently. Then there are rules about the spelling of words and the exceptions to those words.

Persevere. You can learn to speak, write, and understand with time,
studying, use of this libguide and the librarians at your site.

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