Classes Offered through Abington Free Library - Ongoing Events for Students
Classes for English Language Learners
Improve your English while learning about U.S. culture and government.
Conversation Classes for Beginning and Intermediate Students:
Mondays 7:15 – 8:45 p.m. A team of teachers, including Beverly Willett, Donna Hower, and John Fontain, helps students improve their reading, writing, and conversational skills as they discuss current events.
Tuesdays 10:30 – noon Experienced teachers, Bruce Brownell, Gerrie Greene, Andrea Shafron and Erika Witt lead this interactive class aimed at encouraging students to practice their English skills in a supportive environment.
Writing Class: All levels
Tuesdays 12:30 – 2 p.m. English teacher, Bruce Brownell, encourages students to express themselves as they improve their English skills.
Advanced English: Intermediate and Advanced Students
Wednesdays 10 – noon Ellen Grosskurth, experienced ESL teacher, utilizes readings and discussions to explore English vocabulary and grammar. Open to upper-level students only.
Tutor Support Meetings
How Can We Get the Most From Our Tutoring Sessions? Monday, Sept. 12, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm
Questioning for Understanding – Improving Reading Comprehension Monday, Nov. 21, 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm
Helping Adults with Limited English – Strategies and Materials to Use with Beginners Monday, Dec. 12, 2-4 pm
Opportunities to Get Involved:
Become a Literacy Volunteer – New Tutor Training Sessions:Wednesday, Oct. 26 and Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016, 6:30-8:45 pm Both evenings required. Call to register. We always have a need for volunteer tutors with an interest in working with adults.
Become a Fundraising Volunteer - Help with our on-going fundraising efforts - Join a small group of dedicated volunteers to review funding opportunities and write grant applications. Join a small group of dedicated volunteers to review funding opportunities and write grant applications. Grant writing experience preferred, but not required.