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English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL)

Albemarle County Adult Education offers year-round Beginning to Advanced level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to adult learners throughout Central Virginia. Our students not only work on improving their English language skills, but they also learn about the United States, the Central Virginia community, and the many services and opportunities available to them here.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about enrolling in ESOL classes.

Spring 2017 ESOL Class Schedule

Communication Skills Class

Communication Skills Class will help beginning to advanced level ESOL students improve speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. This class provides an opportunity for students to practice English in small group settings that provide individualized help for particular needs.

Communication Skills I (Beginning to Intermediate Levels)
Tuition:  $75.00 (All materials included.)
Beginning January 9, 2017, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Albemarle County Adult Education Center, Burley Middle School Annex, 907 Henry Avenue

Communication Skills II (Intermediate to Advanced ESOL Levels)
Tuition:  $75.00 (All materials included.)
Beginning , January 10, 2017, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Albemarle County Adult Education Center, Burley Middle School Annex, 907 Henry Avenue

General ESOL

Beginning to Advanced Level Classes.  Students work on improving their speaking, writing, listening and reading comprehension. Child care is provided for school-aged children of adult students.

Tuition:  $75.00 per semester (All materials included.)
Beginning January 4, 2017 Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Albemarle High School, 2775 Hydraulic Road

For more information call (434) 296-3872 ext. 6 or e mail

English for Community Involvement

This class helps students learn to use the English language to communicate effectively in their Central Virginia Community. In this course students will learn English as it relates to the job interview, the culture of work, responding to emergency situations, calling 911, understanding local, state and federal governments, and providing and asking for directions.

Beginning January 5, 2017  Thursdays, 9:00am - 12:00 noon
The new Northside Library, 705 Rio Road West, Charlottesville

Path to U.S. Citizenship

This class helps students learn about and prepare for the Naturalization test to become a United States citizen and answers questions about the citizenship process.

Tuition:  $25.00
Beginning September 13, 2016, Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Burley Middle School Annex, 907 Henry Avenue

Childcare provided.

Call (434) 296-3872 ext. 2

Red Hill Family Literacy

A family literacy class that offers one-on-one instruction by tutors from Latino and Migrant Aid, a Madison House program at the University of Virginia.  Adults and their school-aged children are served.

Contact Elaine Cecelski for more information: 434-465-0776
Beginning February 5, 2017, Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Red Hill Elementary School, 3901 Red Hill School Road, North Garden

Contact us for more information:
434.296.3872, ext. 6


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