Adult English Literacy (ELA)

You are important to our college and community. We can help you learn basic English to prepare for a better job, help your children with their homework, or become U.S. Citizens.

The Adult English Literacy/Non-native Literacy Program teaches English to adults with less than nine years of education in their native countries. There are 5 levels of NNL classes:

  • 001 Beginning ESL Literacy
  • 002 High Beginning ESL
  • 003 Low Intermediate ESL
  • 004 Intermediate ESL
  • 005 Advanced ESL

There are also special classes such as citizenship preparation, employment skills, vocabulary and conversation.

Information Session registration will open November 1st, 2018 for classes starting in January 2019. 

Start Today

Step 1: Attend an info session (plan to be there for two hours). Please register using the RSVP for Orientation form.

Step 2: Make an appointment for testing after attending orientation (plan to be there for four hours).

Classes are held at these locations throughout the 8 week sessions. Call 847.925.6015 to register.



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