Frequently Asked Questions - ESL

They are free; however, we do have attendance requirements.
Yes. We have quarterly registration. Please call the center you are interested in attending for those dates and times.
You will complete an intake form containing your personal information such as name, address, and telephone number along with an emergency contact. Then, you will take an assessment which will help us put you at the correct level of study.
About two hours depending upon how busy we are.
No. It isn't necessary.
No. Check with your local churches or special programs in your county such as Headstart.
Schedules vary by centers. We have day and night programs. Some classes meet twice a week while others meet four times a week. Most classes meet three hours per class time.
Yes. Check with the center you are interested in attending.
You will receive a certificate when you have completed and met all requirements including attendance for that level. These are center certificates, not Lanier Tech certificates.
We have six levels of study: Advanced, Intermediate 2, Intermediate 1, Beginning 3, Beginning 2, and Beginning 1.
You will practice speaking, listening, reading, writing, and vocabulary development.
Check with your center. Some offer individual instruction in a computer lab. We have some excellent study programs for all levels.
You must be 16 years of age or older. If you are sixteen or seventeen, we recommend that you study at a public high school which will provide you with more opportunities to practice and study with your peers. If that is not possible, you may attend our centers with permission from your parents or guardian.