Registration is open NOW for FREE Vocational ESL and English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship classes at our convenient Center City Philadelphia location (one block from City Hall). New classes start January 5th, 2015!

For interested applicants: contact Arlyn Freed at 215-568-2220, extension 5304,, or apply online at

Free ESL Literacy And Civics Classes: For Learners of English as a  Second Language

Two Programs available: Citizenship and Civics OR Vocational ESL
ALL Program Requirements:
• MUST take Entrance AND Exit Exams.
• Attend classes for 6 hours each week for a minimum of 50 hours.
**International students with F-1 Visas cannot attend these classes**

Program 1: English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship:
• Improve Reading & Writing Skills
• Study U.S. Government and History
• Increase Civic Participation
• Prepare for Naturalization Test and
• Interview — Become a U.S. Citizen!

EL Civics Class Schedule: 2014-2015
• Beginning: Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:00am–12:00pm
• Intermediate: Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:00am–12:00pm
• Intermediate: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30pm–8:30pm
• Advanced: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am–12:00pm
• Advanced: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30pm–8:30pm

Program 2: *Vocational ESL:Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am–12:00pm
• Improve Reading & Writing Skills
• Practice Interviews and Write a Resume
• Prepare for the U.S. Work Place
• Learn English Survival Skills
• Meet Your Employment Goals!
*Must be work-ready, 18 years or older, and a Pennsylvania resident