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Save the Date!

Our fall training sessions for new teachers have been scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2022. The three-hour morning session to be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Alexandria, will focus on topics relevant to new in-person teachers, while the afternoon session will be presented via Zoom to teachers new to teaching online classes. The […]

Summer Conversation Classes

Starting April 2, 2022, free casual conversation classes will be offered at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA. These classes are in-person and will be held on Saturday mornings from 10 AM to Noon. To register, please fill out the registration form at:www.stmatthewsumc.org/esl or contact Trung Trinh at 408-218-2985 for […]

Free U.S. Citizenship Test Preparation Class

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will once again offer a free citizenship test preparation class for permanent citizens who are eligible for United States citizenship. The class will be offered via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:45 PM, starting April 14, and ending May 26, 2022.  Orientation will be on Tuesday, April […]

Free On-Line Citizenship Test Preparation Class

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will offer a free class for permanent residents who are eligible for United States citizenship. The on-line class will be available via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:45 pm starting December 2, 2021 and ending January 20, 2022. Registration will be on-line at https://www.lordoflifeva.org/esl. Class size is […]

ESL Classes

Fall classes are being offered at many of our locations.  Please check our Students page to view schedules and locations. We welcome students from all backgounds and faiths, and have classes for everyone from begining to advanced level students.  

Training for New Teachers in August and September 2021

Lauren Lang will lead two trainings for ESLIM’s new teachers this fall. On Saturday, August 28, from 9:00 AM to noon, an interactive training will focus on helping new teachers to teach ESL classes via Zoom. During this training, participants will learn strategies and activities for helping students learn English via Zoom by participating in similar […]

Free On-Line Citizenship Test Preparation Class

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will be offering a free on-line test preparation class to permanent residents who are eligible for citizenship. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, starting April 6 and ending May 20. Class size is limited to 10 students.  Register on-line at www.lordoflifeva.org to receive […]

Returning Teacher Training Scheduled for January 24, 2021

ESLIM is happy to announce that our training for returning teachers will take place on Sunday, January 24, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM via Zoom. Participants will practice using Zoom (whiteboard, screen sharing, breakout rooms, and polling) to engage ESL students in communicative language learning with a focus on student-student interaction. The training will […]

Citizenship Test Preparation

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will offer free on-line classes for interested permanent residents who are eligible for citizenship. The classes will be on ZOOM on Tuesdays and Thursdays during December and January from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Register on-line at www.lordoflifeva.org now. Class size is limited to 10 students. Please call 703-323-9500 if you […]

Teacher Training Moves Online

ESLIM is offering teacher training via Zoom on Saturday, August 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and an identical session on Saturday, September 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The training is designed to prepare volunteers to teach classes online. New teachers, as well as returning teachers with little or no experience teaching online, are encouraged to register. […]