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Literacy & English as a Second Language   EN ESPAŅOL

Literacy Programs & English as a Second Language (ESL) Resources for Ocean County Residents

ESL Classes

Ocean County College will provide FREE counseling and testing to assess
the needs of students whose first language is not English.

     Ocean County College
     College Drive
     P.O. Box 2001
     Toms River, NJ 08754

The St. Francis Center of Brant Beach, Long Beach Island coordinates ESL classes for adult students at various locations throughout Ocean County. Other programs administered by the center include:

Adult Basic Education,
Preparation for a High School Diploma (GED)
Workplace Readiness.

CONTACT: 609-597-9399 for more information about Classes!

or click on this link Link to Current Brochure of Classes

Assorted Programs: (ESL) English as a Second Language (EFB) English for Foreign Born (ABE) Adult Basic Education (GED) High School Diploma

The following schools offer a combination of the above programs to county residents. To request a schedule of classes, please call the school’s main number if brochures are not available at your local public library.

Brick Township Community Adult School
346 Chambers Bridge Road
Brick, NJ 08724
732-262-2507

Lacey Township Adult School
210 Western Blvd.
(in the Mill Pond Elementary School)
Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
609-971-2004

Pinelands Regional Adult Community School
509 Nugentown Road
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
609-296-3106

Plumsted Township Community Education
44 North Main Street
New Egypt, NJ 08533
609-758-6800

South Toms River
419 Dover Road
Toms River, NJ 08757
732-505-5898

Southern Regional Adult School
105 Cedar Bridge Road
Manahawkin, NJ 08050
609-597-9481

Lakewood Community Services Corp. offers the Largest ESL Program in Ocean County
    Please contact 732-901-6001 for registration information.



ESL Classes available at Ocean County Library branches

Lakewood Branch — Please contact 732-636-1435 for class availability and hours.

 

LEARN HOW TO READ---HELP IS YOURS FOR FREE!

Literacy Volunteers of America
Volunteer tutors will help adults learn how to read and write at no cost to the student. The LVA also provides assistance to the non-native speaker of English.

Literacy Volunteers of America
Located on the Ocean County College Campus

Please call: 732-864-9646 (Ocean County Chapter)
Fax: 732-864-9645

Volunteer with the LVA ---Volunteers are always needed!

  • Volunteer tutors will be trained by the LVA. Training materials are provided for the tutor by the LVA in Basic Literacy and English as a Second Language (ESL).
  • Volunteer tutors must be able to commit to tutoring for one year.
  • Volunteer tutors meet with their students in a public setting, such as a library.
  • A tutor does NOT need to know a foreign language and does NOT need a college degree.

FREE PRACTICE TESTS AND HOMEWORK HELP!

Learning Express Library - Take a practice ESL, GED, or U.S. Citizenship test online!
Many tests for you to practice online for free.
 

Books, Compact Discs and More!

ESL materials are available through the Ocean County Library system. Check your branch for availability. The Ocean County Library has books, compact discs, audio cassettes, videos, and cd-roms that may be checked out. 

Hint: When using the library’s catalog, search under the subject heading “English language--- self instruction or English language---study and teaching.


If you have a question and can't find the answer,

Researched and Compiled by S. Harrison
Updated 10/2011 A. Zebrowski

 

 

 
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