FREE Vocational ESL and English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship

Posted by 1199C Training Fund on November 14, 2016

Free ESL Classes at District 1199C: Enroll Now for January 2017

Registration is open now for FREE Vocational ESL and English Literacy & Civics/Citizenship classes starting January 9th (EL Civics) and January 24th (VESL) at District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund’s convenient Center City – Philadelphia location (one block from City Hall). Seating is limited. Please print and distribute the attached flyer at your locations, and your email contacts, clients, and overflow applicants. Applicants can apply online at, by email at, or by phone at 215-568-2580.


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: Through June 2017

• Beginning: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9:00am–12:00pm

• Intermediate-1: Tu/Th: 5:30pm–8:30pm

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

• Advanced-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

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

email: | online registration:

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