Literacy Council
                                                of Fort Bend County

12530 Emily Court, Sugar Land, TX 77478
Tel: 281-240-8181     Fax: 281-240-8242

An Accredited Affiliate of ProLiteracy America

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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An adult's ability to speak and understand English is important if he/she is to participate fully in today's society.  The ESL classes are designed to help adults (18 years of age and older) to learn the four (4) basic communication skills - listening, speaking, reading, and writing - in ways that relate to everyday life.
 

The Literacy Council offers a variety of days, times and locations throughout Fort Bend County. Our class schedule is designed to meet the needs of our students.

 

What to Expect From Our ESL Classes:

 

Classes are held Monday through Friday and students progress at their own pace.  Students are allowed free use of our computer lab which contains ESL software.

 

Beginning, intermediate, and advanced ESL classes are offered as well as conversation classes which are held every Friday morning. These classes give non-native speakers of English the opportunity to develop their English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills in real-life situations.  Students are given an oral assessment at registration in order to determine their fluency level.

 

ESL courses at the Literacy Council are designed with special emphases in mind - such as composition, speaking and listening, and academic content. Students in all ESL classes are strongly encouraged to practice reading, writing, speaking and listening every day; use English, both in and out of the classroom; and ask questions and express themselves actively in speaking and writing.

 

For information on how to register, please click here.



 

The Literacy Council of Fort Bend County, an Accredited Affiliate of ProLiteracy America, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Our mission is to end inter-generational cycles of illiteracy in Fort Bend County by improving adult literacy skills and generating community-wide literacy awareness.

Make a difference . . . Our support comes from continuing donations from individuals, service groups, foundations and corporations.  A donation of $250 provides a year of support materials for a student and his/her tutor.  $1,000 provides materials for four students for a whole year.

Many people talk about the problem of illiteracy . . .YOU  can actually do something about it!