Our ESL Students are men and women and their children from all over the world - over 60 countries - living right here in Northeast Philadelphia! Nationalities who have come through our doors are from...
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican
Republic, DR Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti,
Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kosovo, Libya, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia,
South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan,
September - May, Adult English Classes:
CLOSED to NEW students. English classes are full. Classes are held on Mondays & Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm (6 levels), Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm (3 levels), Saturdays 9:30-11:00am (5 levels), and BRAND NEW DAYTIME CLASSES Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am-12:00pm (3 levels). Childcare and Activities with Homework Help provided for children on all days except Tuesday & Thursday evenings.
See our calendar by clicking here.
Registration: Our English classes are full with over 100 students still on the Wait List. Come to the school in December to see if there is space. Everyone is welcome next summer for Citizenship Classes.
Summer Citizenship Classes
On Wednesdays only, in July and August (8 weeks), 6:30-8 PM.
Practice the 100 civics questions needed for the U.S. naturalization interview. Free, all welcome! No registration -- just come!
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About Our Organization
GROW Northeast's ESL program started as a church congregation wanting to serve the Albanians in Northeast Philadelphia with English classes in 2006.
Since then, the program has changed and flourished, and has become a separate nonprofit 501(c)(3)! Neighbors from about 20 different nations living throughout Northeast Philly are coming to learn English and get to know each other!
Making the program happen is 60 amazing volunteer staff...
Interested in getting involved, or checking us out?
The ESL program ALWAYS needs more helpers, and guess what - no experience is necessary!
What You Need to Know
Classroom teacher or assistant:
Can you speak English? Do you love others and want to share the love of Jesus? These are the only requirements!
Homework Help and childcare:
Do you love kids? Do you like to play games or tutor? ...
Connected With Church
GROW Northeast's ESL classes are held at Northeast Community Church. Find out more about the church and its 4 language communities:
Gjuha shqipe / Albanian Service
Plotëson çdo mëngjes e diel në ora 11:00 / Meets every Sunday morning at 11:00
中文聚會 / Chinese Service
每個星期天上午11點 / Meets every Sunday morning at 11:00
لقاء في اللغة العربية / Arabic Service
.اتصل بنا للحصول علي مزيد من المعلومات
Meets every Sunday morning at 11:00