Renton Technical College Library

Basic Studies Links


Accent Neutralization-Accent Reduction

Links to articles on how to reduce your accent.  Check out the other links on the page for information on English grammar and improving writing skills.


CASAS tests

Samples of the CASAS test, which is used to assess adult basic mathematics, speech, listening and writing.


Citizenship Help - from the Seattle Public Library

Study guides and other resources for the US citizenship test.


Computers - Learning to Use Computers

Are you new to computers?  Need help learning to type?  Want a Spanish tutorial on using computers?  All these types of resources can be found on this page.


ESL Student Links

Fun and useful English as a Second Language links.

Free practice for the GED test. Also try the test practice feature of WOIS through the RTC Online database page.


Helpful Connections

This multilingual guide (English, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese) offers information for immigrants, refugees and other newcomers, on subjects including social services and activities.


Internet Picture Dictionary

A dictionary with pictures! Learn English, French, German, Spanish, or Italian words.


Literacy Project

A source for "anyone interested in reading and education...." Books, articles, and videos about literacy.

Offers free typing tests and practice.  There is also a 10-key test. Registration is required, but is free.


Memory And Match

Choose the words you want to learn - about school, food, jobs and more - and play a game to practice your English! Then want to try another game? ESL Hangman.


People And Places

A Word document giving activities for starting conversations and practicing verbal skills.


General Education Pages -

Mathematics Links

Communication - Composition and Writing

Speech - Public speaking

The Humanities - Children's literature, Speech, American Sign Language

Social Sciences - Psychology, Sociology, US History

Science - Nutrition, Geology, Biology, Anatomy, Microbiology, Chemistry


Renton Technical College Program Pages

Basic Studies Program




Videos in the Library

Videos on math.


Videos on reading.


Videos on GED preparation.


Videos on English as a Second Language.


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