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English as a Second Language
English as a Second Language classes are designed to help nonnative speakers learn the English language. The classes are held in various communities throughout the IVCC District. Classes are held during the fall and spring semesters. Please call 815-224-0432 (Luke) for the exact meeting times, days and
INGLES COMO SEGUNDO IDIOMA
Clases de Inglés comoSegundo Idioma están diseñados para ayudar a los hablantes no nativos aprendizaje del idioma Inglés. Las clases se llevan a cabo en varias comunidades del Distrito IVCC. Las clases
se imparten durante los
semestres de otoño y
primavera. Por favor
llame al 815-224-0432 (Luke) para
los horarios de las
reuniones exactas, díasy lugares.
LEARN MORE ABOUT HOW AN ESL INSTRUCTOR IS USING TECHNOLOGY IN HER CLASSROOM
The Constitution and laws of the United States give many rights to both citizens and non-citizens living in the United States. However, some rights are only for citizens, such as;
· Bringing family members to the U. S.
· Obtaining citizenship for children born abroad
· Traveling with a U. S. passport
· Becoming eligible for federal jobs
· Becoming an elected official
· Showing your patriotism
To become a U.S. citizen, you must take the Oath of Allegiance. The Oath includes several promises you make when you become a U. S. citizen, including:
· Give up all prior allegiance to any other nation of sovereignty
· Swear allegiance to the United States
· Support and defend the Constitution and the laws of the U.S.
· Serve the country when required
*These lists do not include all the benefits and responsibilities, only some of the more important ones. For more information or to receive a citizenship packet contact, Sara Escatel, Director of Adult Education, at 815-224-0355
ESL classes are located in the following areas
Citizenship classes are located in the following areas:
ESL Resources and Links
http://www.languageguide.org Set your NATIVE language first, then English
http://a4esl.org a selection of activities, quizzes, puzzles & bilingual quizzes
http://www.google.com/language_tools language translator tool
Common Errors in English Usage and other helpful links.
ESL links from Houghton-Mifflin
http://www.ESLGold.com comprehensive resource for ESL learning material
http://lrs.ed.uiuc.edu/students/t-kuo/resource.html a list of ESL links and resources.