ESL Library Outreach Program - LSC-CyFair
Spring 2017 Programs:
February 6 - June 2
Registration for the Spring 2017 classes has ended. If you took a placement test, you will be contacted before February 6 with class information. Anyone is welcome to attend Talk Times without registering. Check below under "Other Area Opportunities to Learn English" to find other locations to contact about ESL classes.
The library offers two types of sessions in its ESL program, held in LRNC 215:
- Talk times provide listening and speaking practice. No registration is needed. See schedule in right side column.
- Classes feature more intensive lessons over the course of a several months.
- Classes and talk times each meet one day a week for 1-2 hours.
- Both classes and talk times are free.
Other Area Opportunities to Learn English
Harris County Public Library Branches
Free English, Citizenship, and/or GED classes offered at each branch. Call the specific branch to find out which courses are offered and when.
Go to www.hcpl.net/location/locations to find the library closest to you.
Harris County Department of Education
Free English and GED classes offered in the evenings.
Go to Adult Education Calendars or call 713-692-6216.
Cypress Assistance Ministries
Free English and GED classes offered in the evenings, with a $40 materials fee to register.
Go to www.cypressassistance.org/ged-esl-classes/ or call 281-826-4403.
ESOL Classes through Lone Star College
Fee-based classes offered through the Continuing Education Department or for college credit.
Go to www.lonestar.edu/esol.htm or contact the Continuing Education department at 281-290-3460.
Practice your English Skills on the Web
www.hcpl.net/ref/dbsubs.htm#languages and choose Pronunciator
Access these online language tutorials with your Harris County Public Library card and pin number.
Create a free account to learn and practice reading, listening, and speaking on your computer or smart phone.
BBC Learning English
Worksheets, videos, and vocabulary to practice English.
ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Great site to test your listening skills. Modules include general and academic vocabulary.
GCF Learn Free
Tutorials on computers, reading, math, as well as interactive practice with everyday life situations.
Civics and Citizenship Resources
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a primary source of information for new immigrants.
- Becoming a U.S. Citizen: An Overview of the Naturalization Process (video)
- Promise of Freedom: An Introduction to U.S. History and Civics for Immigrants (video)
- Welcome to the United States: a Guide for New Immigrants
Spring 2017 Talk TimesFebruary 6 - May 30
No registration required.
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Spring 2017 Class Registration
Registration for the Spring 2017 classes has ended. Anyone is welcome to attend the Talk Times without registering. Check under "Other Area Opportunities to Learn English" to find other locations to contact about ESL classes.