English Language (ESL)

Parkland College Adult Education provides free multicultural English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for people living in the U.S. (see note below). The program helps improve basic English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for non-native English speakers. Classes are assigned based on English-language assessment tests. Advanced students may take special English Communications classes for specific Career Pathways.

  • Basic English for Non-Native Speakers (open entry)
  • English Communications for Business, Administration, & Management
  • English Communications for Nurse Assistant
  • English Communications for Information Technology

 Fall Schedule: August - December

Spring Schedule: January - May

Morning (9 am -12 pm) and evening (6 pm -9 pm) classes maybe available.


Laptop and tablet loans are available for students who need them for online classes only.

 

Interested?

Contact us today by phone or email.
Phone: 217/351-2580
Email: adulteducation@parkland.edu

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Project READ also provides free volunteer tutors for individual instruction. Contact ProjectREAD@parkland.edu.

 

Note: Adult Education provides free classes to citizens, permanent residents, refugees, undocumented residents, green card holders, or people with certain visas (H 1-4, DV1, or K3).  International students or those who hold cultural exchange or tourist visas should apply to Parkland College international admissions.