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Refugee and Asylee ESL Program

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Class Schedule and Registration Information

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Refugee and Asylee ESL Program

The Refugee and Asylee ESL Program is for you if...
  • You've been granted refugee, asylee, or SIV status within the last 5 years
  • You would like to develop your speaking and understanding of English for life and work, OR
  • You would like to develop your English language skills for employment, OR
  • You want to prepare for enrollment at the college, OR
  • You want to learn more about U.S. culture.
We offer...
  • Literacy, beginning, low-intermediate, and high-intermediate level English classes
  • Instruction and practice in speaking and understanding workplace English
  • Instruction in English reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Instruction in basic computer skills
  • Development of inter-cultural competence
Classes are available...
  • At University Town Center in Hyattsville, near the Mall at Prince George's (Prince George's Plaza)
  • Monday to Thursday in the morning and afternoon.

Classes are free; textbooks and class supplies are provided.

To register for this program, participants must:
  • Have been granted refugee, asylee, or SIV status within the last 5 years
  • Bring your passport, I-94, or proof of status, and proof of residency to a scheduled registration. Check our schedule for registration dates.
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Contact Information

Transition ESL

Phone:

301-546-8350

Email us:

TransitionESL@pgcc.edu