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ESL

ESL

You’ll help someone like Lieu improve her English language skills and better assimilate with life in the U.S.

Often times, language is the biggest challenge that makes mundane tasks, like grocery shopping, extremely difficult.

  • Click here to meet our ESL Students

    Lan ESL StudentLan

    What do you enjoy about the ESL class?

    -I really like and admire the instructor who helps me increase my knowledge and his unconditional time and energy.What have you learned that has helped you outside of class?

    -The knowledge that I got for the last few months have helped me to be able to use it in my daily life in getting to know my neighborhood. I am so proud that I can speak the
    language, especially when I live in the US and particularly Seattle, WA.

     

    Hoang

    What do you enjoy about the ESL class?Hoang ESL Student

    – I really like the way the class is being conducted. The teachers are very dedicated, happy and responsive to our requests.
    What have you learned that has helped you outside of class?

    – I am able to use the new vocabulary since I learned ESL and it helped me to communicate to my colleagues at work daily. I am very very thankful that the instructor gives me confidence to speak English.

     

    Hiep ESL Student

    Hiep

    What do you enjoy about the ESL class?

    – I really like the environment of the classroom. The instructors are very very down to earth and really patient with me so that I can learn the language.

    What have you learned that has helped you outside of class?

    – I am so happy to be able to learn English. I used to not like to go to class because I never felt like I could learn anything, but this setting really helped me.

    Lieu ESL Student

    Lieu

    What do you enjoy about the ESL class?

    – I make new friends, and I learn a lot of vocabulary and about civic responsibility.
    What have you learned that has helped you outside of class?

    – I can complete a form to apply for a job for myself, and I can go shopping confidently and also make an appointment with the doctor.

Technology

Technology

You’ll help Phong teach iPad classes to senior clients who want to keep in touch with the community through technology.

While using technology comes naturally for many of us, seniors have a hard time with even the simpler tasks such as turning on the computer and typing.

YouthTutoring

Youth Tutoring

You’ll help someone like Tony cultivate a love for learning and improving his social skills.

For many first-generation young Vietnamese immigrants, parents simply do not have the education and/or language skills to assist their kids with school work.

Citizenship

Citizenship

You’ll help Oanh tutor Vietnamese immigrants and refugees for the the U.S. Citizenship exam.

Approximately 45 hours of class instruction (over two quarters) is required to prepare clients for the U.S. Citizenship exam.