Study English

Welcome to GROW Northeast's adult English (ESL) classes!  We are very happy that you have found us online.  

Sorry, our ESL classes are full this year. If you would like to study English in Northeast Philadelphia, here are some other options:

1. New Life Philly Church
Address: 425 E. Roosevelt Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19120
Phone Number: 215-324-4566

2. Northeast Regional Library
Address:
2228 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19149 (near Cottman & Bustleton)
Phone Number: 215-685-0522
Teacher: Jack Burch
Classes: Wednesdays at 6:00 pm, Thursdays & Fridays at 3:00 pm. Year-round program.

3. New World Association
Address:
9857 Bustleton Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19115
Phone Number: 215-856-7314

4. Take Back Your Neighborhood
Address:
Max Myer Playground Rec Center
1601 Hellerman St
Philadelphia, PA 19149
Phone Number: 215-813-9806
Coordinator: Sharyn Solomon

5. Catholic Social Services
Address: 7340 Jackson St
Philadelphia, PA 19136
Phone Number: 267-331-2490

6. Chinese Christian Herald Crusade Center (Chinese speakers only) 
Address: 1020 Cottman Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Website: http://cchc.org/
Phone Number: 215-259-3047 
Classes: Beginner ESL class on weekday mornings

CHURCH:
You are welcome to practice your English at our English church services and coffee fellowship time every Sunday morning. Childcare is provided for free. Here are two locations:



Here are some free websites that can help you to study on your own!


STUDY ENGLISH:
www.englishbaby.com

A site for students with a daily English lesson, chats, forums (on topics such as “What is your favorite TV show?”).


Readings with questions, listening, video dictionary, mobile apps, etc!  Great for studying from home!


English for adults studying Beginning or Intermediate English skills. Improve basic reading, writing, speaking and culture skills!

http://www.manythings.org/


Interesting things for ESL students.  A fun study site for learners of English as a Second Language with word games, puzzles, quizzes, exercises, slang, proverbs and much more.

http://www.manythings.org/listen/

Listen to stories and read along! They are printed out one sentence at a time as the sentence is read.

www.thefreedictionary.com

Dictionary. Pictures with English, Arabic, French, Spanish, etc. Translates one word at a time.

www.youtube.com/channel/UCJtBaL1PPmTc1ff0nsihR0g

ESL Videos on YouTube that are very helpful for all aspects of English learning.


This site has compiled a list of resources for people who want to study English online. It is a goldmine of interesting resources.


Have a Library Card? Go to:

http://search.freelibrary.org/advSearch.cfm
You can access the library to learn English using your own language!

FOR BEGINNERS:
Beginning letters, vowels sounds, games.

www.readwritethink.org/materials/construct
Make short words with letters.

www.readwritethink.org/materials/wordfamily
Practice short vowel words.

STUDY COMPUTER SKILLS:
www.gcflearnfree.org/computers
Learn how to use a computer.  Also, internet, making documents, spreadsheets, database, and presentations. Video examples.

www.typingweb.com
Practice typing

www.goodtyping.com
Practice typing

www.gcflearnfree.org/emailbasics
Learn to use email

WORKING IN AMERICA:
www.onetcenter.org
Learn more about your own job interests and skills

www.jobhero.com
JobHero for current job searching and preparing 

www.osha-safety-training.net
Videos to learn about OSHA safety at work

www.gcflearnfree.org/resumewriting
Learn to write a resume or CV for a job

www.gcflearnfree.org/coverletters
Learn to write a cover letter for a job

www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbZ5_ar4Dj0
Video for writing resumes and cover letters

www.youtube.com/watch?v=iH11NZAmAD4
Video for writing resumes and cover letters

INTERVIEWING FOR A JOB:
www.gcflearnfree.org/interviewingskills
Practice interviewing skills

www.youtube.com/watch?v=mePZHBaKmJo
Preparing for the interview

www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVvh08YtMp0
Performing your best at the interview

www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYqI0mAp2Ay
Answering job interview questions

www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPHhDnk
Questions you should ask at the interview

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