WORD~ESL, a ministry of the Dominican Sisters ~ Grand Rapids, provides English as a Second Language services to enable individuals to improve quality of life and become more active members of their community. Strengthening English language skills improves relationships and performance in home, school, and work environments.
WORD also offers Citizenship Classes in collaboration with Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC). The Saturday morning classes are available for anyone preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Exam. Class Location: GRCC Tassel M-Tec Center. In order to be eligible, you must have a permanent residence card (green card) for five years, and be able to speak, read and write in Advance ESL level 3 (CASAS testing) and attend an orientation. Call (616) 454-4874 to inquire.
The WORD~ESL team of experienced tutors (Sisters, Associates and lay volunteers), provides students with a safe, welcoming environment to develop and improve basic English language skills. ESL enables adults who do not speak fluent English to become more fully engaged in all aspects of their lives.
Monday or Wednesday 10-10:30 am
Tuesday or Thursday 6:30-8:00 pm
If you wish to learn more about our programs, please contact:
Phone: (616) 454-4874 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
View a slideshow on the ESL Program here: WORD ESL PRESENTATION