VRABE Regional Adult Based Education

English as a Second Language (ESL)

 

ESL CLASSES WILL BE IN-PERSON OR DISTANCE/ONLINE LEARNING FOR 2021-2022.  FALL CLASSES START THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 13, 2021.  TO REGISTER: PLEASE COMPLETE THE PRE-REGISTRATION FORM BELOW.  IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS EMAIL shari.beaupre@vernonct.org OR CALL 860-870-6060.  

Pre-Register for Free Adult ESL Classes

ESL Calendar for 2021-2022

Customer Service And Sales Certification Begins Oct 12 - Feb 1

Students practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing with their peers under the guidance of the teacher. Classes are small to allow for active participation. This is a wonderful opportunity to experience a variety of cultures. Morning, afternoon and evening classes are available with three levels (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced).  We look forward to welcoming you into our program. 

Registration Process (Step-by-Step Instructions):  (1) Fill out the Pre-Registration form on the above link.  (2) Watch for an email asking you to complete a Student Information Form (SIF).  (3) Submit the  completed SIF (you will get a confirmation that form was submitted).  (4) If you are a new student, email a copy of your Official I.D. (passport, license, state or federal ID) to shari.beaupre@vernonct.org.  (5) Watch for an email asking you to schedule a pretest to determine your level of English proficiency. (6) Watch for an email confirming class placement.

Students must be 17 years of age or older. Classes are offered free to students in our 14-town region.

For more information, please contact Cortney Gerlach, Regional ESL Coordinator, VRABE Regional Adult Based Education. Email cortney.gerlach@vernonct.org or call 860-896-4113. 

                                        CLASS SCHEDULES FALL 2021 

                               ESL Daytime In-Person Classes

                               ESL Evening In-Person Classes

                               ESL Daytime/Evening Virtual Classes

 

Rockville High School
70 Loveland Hill Road, Vernon
Tuesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays
9:00 am - 11 am Beginner
11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Intermediate/Advanced
Directions

Family Learning ESL/GED® Program
Free Childcare
Rockville United Methodist Church
142 Grove St., Rockville
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays
11:45 am - 2:45 pm
Directions
Space is limited for this special program. Call Svetlana Grishtaev at 860-836-0514.

 

Mansfield Public Library
54 Warrenville Rd., Mansfield
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 am - 12 noon Beginner
9:00 am - 12 noon  Moved to VIRTUAL LEARNING Only
Directions

Lutheran Church of St. Mark
75 Griswold St., Glastonbury
Tuesdays and Thursdays
12:00 noon - 3:00 pm Beginner
12:00 noon - 3:00 pm Intermediate/Advanced
Directions

 

Trinity Episcopal Church
Free Childcare
Family Learning ESL Program (Beginner & Int./Adv.)
300 Main St., Old Wethersfield
Directions
Space is limited for this special program. 


Evening Classes

Rockville High School
Free Childcare
70 Loveland Hill Rd., Vernon
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 - 9:00 pm Beginner
6:00 - 9:00 pm Intermediate/Advanced
Directions

E.O. Smith High School
1235 Storrs Rd., Storrs
Tuesdays and Thursdays
5:30 - 8:30 pm   Beginner
5:30 - 8:30 pm  Intermediate/Advanced
Directions 

Griswold High School
211 Slater Ave., Jewett City
Mondays and Tuesdays
5:00 - 8:00 pm Multi Level
Directions

Wethersfield High School
411 Wolcott Hill Rd., Wethersfield
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 - 9:00 pm Beginner
6:00 - 9:00 pm Intermediate/Advanced
Directions

Tolland High School
1 Eagle Hill, Tolland
Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30 - 8:30 pm Multi Level
Directions

William Johnston Middle School
360 Norwich Ave., Colchester
Mondays and Wednesdays
5:30 - 8:30 pm  Multi Level
Directions

ESL Files & Links