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Learning how to speak and read English is essential to thrive in the United States. Catholic Charities provides English Language instruction classes at multiple locations throughout Atlanta. Our ESL and citizenship classes provide a key component for integrating into American society for both immigrants who have recently arrived and those who have been in this country for several years.

“I take classes at Catholic Charities because I want to improve my English. I want to improve my speaking, my reading and my writing. This will help me out in my work and during my entire lifetime. Thank you.”  -Jacinto from Buford, Ga.

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INTEGRATED ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS EDUCATION (IELCE)

The IELCE program helps adults become active participants in their communities through our English Language classes and Citizenship classes. Topics covered assist students in developing the knowledge and English language skills they need to navigate educational, governmental, financial, medical, and other American institutions. Our classes provide non-native English speakers the opportunity to improve their English communication skills, gain employability skills, and become self-sufficient.

Free classes are available to all adults. Classes are offered year-round in locations throughout the Atlanta area. Currently, classes are being held virtually due to COVID-19. Please download the flyer below to register for a virtual information session.

English Language Instruction

Catholic Charities Atlanta’s English Language classes focus on assisting non-native English speakers master English as an educational and vocational tool.

Free classes are available to all adults. Classes are offered year-round in locations throughout the Atlanta area. Currently, classes are being held virtually due to COVID-19. Please download the flyer below to register for a virtual information session.

Citizenship Classes

Citizenship classes are for adults who are ready to learn about and/or apply for US citizenship. Topics covered include the naturalization process, U.S. history and government, and the English vocabulary necessary for the citizenship test/interview. Students need to have at least an intermediate level understanding of English to register.

Free classes are available to all adults. Please download the flyer below to register for a virtual information session.

Learn more by contacting:

770-790-3104

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