The Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program offers ELT classes to all eligible beneficiaries aged 18+. Eligible beneficiaries are defined as:
To enroll in ELT classes offered though the Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program potential clients must be verified for Refugee Services though the Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program Online Database. To do so you may either:
By default all refugees and eligible beneficiaries who arrive to Arizona though a Resettlement Agency will be added into the Arizona Refugee Resettlement Program Online database and will have a referral made to the ELT provider operating in their county. Once a referral is made to the ELT provider the client will be directed to attend the next testing sessions available to determine class placement levels and course schedule.
802 S 1st Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85003
GateWay Community College is offering non-credit English for Speakers of other Languages (ESOL) and credit English as a second Language (ESL) classes focusing on listening, reading, grammar, pronunciation, writing and speaking. Courses are taught by qualified, degree-holding instructors with experience teaching ESL. Each non-credit ESOL class is $85.
To view ESOL Class Schedule, click here.
To view International Credential Evaluation Agencies and Translators, click here.
The ESL Program at Phoenix College offers the most variety of classes of any of the 10 colleges in the Maricopa County Community College District from basic English to Freshman Composition and Research. The Core ESL Class offerings include four levels of grammar, writing with oral practice, reading, and listening and speaking. Classes are offered in the mornings and evenings four days a week. Financial aid and payment plans are available to students who qualify. Classes start as low as $85.
Available in Spanish.
2425 E. Thomas Rd. # 11
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Check class schedule here.
200 E. Yavapai Rd.
Tucson, AZ, 85705
REP provides English Language Training (ELT) to adult students who hold refugee status as defined by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). REP offers English Language Acquisition for Adults (ELAA) classes at three (3) levels: Literacy, Beginning, and Intermediate. The classes are held Monday through Thursday. Each class is two (2) hours long. REP also provides a 6 week intensive Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) in collaboration with refugee resettlement agencies. REP is a non-credit program.
4355 E. Calle Aurora
Tucson, AZ 85711
Pima County Public Library offers English classes at a variety of locations weekly. The levels of English vary depending on the class. To view upcoming classes and to read more about this program visit their website at pima.bibliocommons.com/events/search or view the events page.
4244 E. Grant Rd.
Tucson, AZ, 85712