Educational classes for personal growth and independence
FREE Classes for Adults
English As A Second Language (Pre-Basic Level)
This course covers the Pre-Basic ESL Learning. It develops reading and writing readiness skills by focusing on letter formation, the conventions of writing in English, and the connection between written and spoken language. In addition, it has activities that focus on key words and sentences. Class taught in English on Tuesdays at 7PM (10 weeks), starts August 15th.
Students receive a free class workbook and homework book. Materials include QR codes for at-home reinforcement. 1.5 hour class covers a different topic-focused unit. Designed for adult students with very little previous English training and a very limited vocabulary. Student has no knowledge of English beyond answers to simple questions like “What’s your name?” He/she may respond with “yes” or “no,” but not always consistently or correctly. He/she lacks sufficient vocabulary and oral comprehension to be able to follow directions or do simple classroom assignments. Class taught in English on Thursdays at 7PM (10 weeks), starts August 18th.
This course develops reading and writing readiness skills. Students understand more complex speech but still require repetition. During the level language skills are adequate for most day-to-day communication needs. Students may understand words with multiple meanings, and they communicate in English very well. Course is available on Wednesdays at 7PM (10 weeks); starts August 17th. Class is taught in English.
This course covers the Advanced ESL Learning. At this level, students’ language skills are adequate for most day-to-day communication needs. Level 4 students may understand and use some idioms, figures of speech, and words with multiple meanings. They communicate in English in new or unfamiliar settings, and learn to structure and abstract academic concepts. Course is on Tuesdays at 7:00pm and runs 10 weeks. Class is taught in English.
Pastor Joey will lead a study of what other Christians believe and why, using Adam Hamilton’s book, Christianity’s Family Tree, as the basis for discussion. Books will be provided, but love offerings are always appreciated. Classes are held on Tuesdays at 10:30am at Tillman House Resource Center and start August 16th (8 weeks).
*Must register so we know to order a book for you.
*Students, register here for our class at 10:30AM.
Learn The Basics:
Class taught in English on Thursdays at 7PM (10 weeks); starts August 18th.
– Banking basics: checking accounts; savings accounts; loans; taxes, taxes, taxes – Mortgage (home buying) & escrow – Apartment rental agreement – Car purchase vs car lease – Health insurance (medical, dental, vision, Medicaid, Medicare) – Life insurance – Other insurance (short-term disability, long-term disability, long-term care) – Retirement
Hands on learning. Learn the basics of cultivating and sustaining a vegetable garden, composting, recycling, seed preservation, and much more. Class is interactive and meets Saturdays at 9:00am, every other week. At least one adult participant required per family. Class is taught in English.