English Language Classes

Citizenship Class

In this class, students will learn key civics concepts and prepare for the U.S. citizenship test and interview.


Conversation Class

This class focuses on developing students’ English conversation skills in a group setting. Advanced students learn advanced English concepts like idioms and practice their understanding through conversation with other students.


Dual-Language Class

Dual-language classes are offered for beginning-level English speakers. These classes include a staff assistant who speaks English and the student’s first language available to support with learning. Dual-language classes are offered in the following languages:

  • Arabic-English Class
  • French-English Class
  • Karen-English Class
  • Kurdish-English Class
  • Pashto-Dari-English Class
  • Spanish-English Class
  • Ukrainian-Russian-English Class


English Class (Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced)

English classes are offered to students at various skill levels including beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Skill levels are determined through testing and assessment, and students are placed in classes accordingly. Topics and class sizes will vary. Classes are offered at various times throughout the week.


Reading and Writing Class

The class for reading and writing will help improve reading skills including pronunciation, fluency, and comprehension. Writing will focus on improving sentence structure and essay writing.


Refugee Welcome Class

The collaborative Lincoln Literacy/SCC Refugee Welcome Class is for newly arrived refugees with zero to minimal English language knowledge and potentially limited literacy in their native languages. This 10-hour weekly course assists participants in recognizing the alphabet and numbers as used in the U.S., common and useful sight words that are helpful in daily life, and simple spoken language used when interacting with others in daily life, school, and work. Students remain in the course for one month to prepare for common and useful sight words that are helpful in daily life, and simple spoken language used when interacting with others in daily life, school, and work. Students remain in the course for one month to prepare for inclusion in general English language classes.


Questions?

Call 402.476.7323 or email info@lincolnliteracy.org.