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KC offering free ESL classes

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 9:53 a.m. CDT

The Adult Education and Transition Programs division at Kishwaukee College is offering free beginning and intermediate level English as a Second Language courses at various times and locations in the DeKalb County area. 

The spring semester began Monday.

Beginning and Intermediate ESL classes help adults with limited English proficiency learn the basics of speaking, listening, reading and writing with practical applications to daily life. 

Beginning and Intermediate ESL is offered at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 830 N. Annie Glidden Road in DeKalb (use the rear entrance). Classes meet from 9 to 11:40 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Students must enroll by Jan. 28. There will be no class Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. With sufficient enrollment by Jan. 28, childcare is available through the Family Literacy program for children from birth through age 10, while their parents are in class.

A Beginning and Intermediate ESL class will be offered at Conexion Comunidad, 637 N. 11th St. in DeKalb, and will meet from 5:30 to 8:10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Students must enroll by Jan. 28. With sufficient enrollment, childcare will be available through the Family Literacy program for children from birth through age 10, while their parents are in class.

Beginning and Intermediate ESL will be offered at Founders Elementary School, 821 S. Seventh St. in DeKalb from 5:30 to 8:10 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Students can enroll in this class at any time during the semester. With sufficient enrollment by Jan. 28 (use the rear entrance, Door 5), childcare will be available through the Family Literacy program for children from birth through age 10, while their parents are in class.

For more information, call Kishwaukee College’s Adult Education and Transition Programs at 815-825-2086, ext. 3180; en español, 815-825-2086, ext. 3420.

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