Citizenship & Civics and ESL Classes for English Language Learners

Posted by 1199C Training Fund on May 23, 2016

In addition to the classes listed here, a new HHA-ESL class will begin in October. This class offers certification for Home Healthcare Aides and is limited to ESL learners with 5th grade or higher reading levels. Begin sending students now — seating is limited.

Registration is open for FREE Vocational ESL and English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship classes starting July 11th and 12th at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund’s convenient Center City – Philadelphia location (one block from City Hall).



Two Programs available: Citizenship and Civics
OR Vocational ESL

Program Requirements:

• MUST take Entrance AND Exit Exams.

• Attend classes for 6 hours each week for a minimum of 65 hours.

*Program 1: English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship:

• Improve Reading & Writing Skills

• Study U.S. Government and History

• Volunteer for Community Service

• Prepare for Naturalization Test and

• Interview — Become a U.S. Citizen!

*Must be 16 years or older.


EL Civics Class Schedule: 2014-2015

• ESL-1: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am–12:00pm

• ECI-1: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30pm–8:30pm

• ECI-2: Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:00am–12:00pm

• ECA-1: Mondays and Wednesdays: 9:00am–12:00pm

• ECA-2: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 5:30pm–8:30pm

Program 2: **Vocational ESL:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am–12:00pm

• Improve Reading & Writing Skills

• Practice Interviews and Write a Resume

• Prepare for the U.S. Work Place

• Volunteer for Community Service

• Meet Your Employment Goals!

**Must be work-ready, 17 years or older, and a Pennsylvania resident

Contact Arlyn Freed with any questions.

Ms. Arlyn Freed, M. Ed., M.A.
ESL / English Literacy & Civics Program Coordinator
District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
100 S. Broad Street, 10th fl., Room 1055
Philadelphia, PA 19110
tel: (215) 568-2580
fax: (215) 563-4683


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