The Monday evening Conversation Class and the Advanced class are off until the week of Sept. 2 (start after Labor Day). The Tuesday classes - Conversation and Writing continue through July 24 - the last class on the July 31 will be a picnic. They will take August off and start again the week of Labor Day.
Tutor support meetings will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Wednesday, Nov. 7 each offered twice from 2-4 pm, 7-9 pm. Topics to be determined.
New Tutor Training will be held over three evenings: Monday, Oct. 8, Wednesday, Oct. 10, and Thursday, Oct. 11. Each session will be held from 6:30 - 8:45 pm.
Classes Offered through Abington Free Library - Ongoing Events for Students
Classes for English Language Learners
All students must be interviewed and tested prior to attending classes.
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 Willet, Donna Hower, and John Fontain lead an interactive class for non-native English speakers.
Tuesdays 10:30 – noon Gerrie Greene, Bruce Brownell, Andrea Shafron and Erika Witt teach this supportive group class utilizing activities to encourage students to practice and improve their English skills.
Writing Class: All levels
Tuesdays 12:30 – 2 p.m. Teachers, Bruce Brownell and Donna Reardon, encourage students to express themselves as they improve their English skills.
Advanced English Conversation: for Intermediate and Advanced Students
Wednesdays 10 – noon Ellen Grosskurth, who has extensive experience teaching English to foreign-born students.
Upcoming Events – For Literacy Volunteers
Tutor Support Meetings Tutor support meetings will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11 and Wednesday, Nov. 7 each offered twice from 2-4 pm, 7-9 pm. Topics to be determined.
Become a Literacy Volunteer
New Tutor Training Sessions New Tutor Training will be held over three evenings: Monday, Oct. 8, Wednesday, Oct. 10, and Thursday, Oct. 11. Each session will be held from 6:30 - 8:45 pm.
Opportunities to Get Involved:
Become a Literacy Volunteer – Look for future Tutor Trainings. 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. Grant writing experience preferred, but not required.