English as a Second Language Community Program
See Also: Para información en español
Learn to read, write and speak English with ESL courses
Improve your ability to communicate in the U.S. Take ABE's courses to better understand, speak, read and write English.
ABE offers the ESL training you need to succeed
We'll work with you—by evaluating your reading and speaking skills—to put you in a class that matches your current abilities. We offer seven levels of ESL from Low Beginning to Multi-Lingual I.
While all classes work on the four skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing), beginning courses concentrate more on listening and speaking. Advanced courses emphasize reading and writing skills. You'll also learn English grammar and usage.
Our expert teachers will help you:
- Develop your communication skills.
- Pursue your education goals, such as entering the GED preparation exam or taking college courses.
- Enhance your work skills so you can earn more money.
- Build your self-confidence, so you can better interact with others in our community.
Thrive in our community
Our ESL classes also teach you about American culture and traditions, while giving you the survival skills to help you succeed in our community. You'll learn how to:
- fill out job applications,
- make appointments, and
- call for emergency assistance.
Get started with an ESL orientation
For upcoming orientation meetings at TMCC's Meadowood Center, 5270 Neil Road, in room 120, call 829-9044. Monday and Wednesday orientations are held at 7 p.m. (English) or 7:30 p.m. (Spanish). Friday orientations are held at noon (English) or 11:30 a.m. (Spanish).
To earn college credit for ESL, visit TMCC's ESL College Program.