Catholic Charities DC
virtual & In-Person ESOL classes
Learn English or improve your English skills by registering now for Catholic Charities DC virtual ESOL classes.
Accepting registrations now/ Aceptando inscripciones ahora
January 8 (Saturdays) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
January 10 (weekdays Mon-Thurs) 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Classes will be offered as follows:
In-person on Saturday starting January 8– at St. Martin of Tours in Gaithersburg 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
In-person during the week starting January 10– at St. Catherine Laboure in Wheaton 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Virtual during the week starting January 10– 6:30 – 8:30 pm
To register / Para registrarse
A Program of the Spanish Catholic Center
Classes to help non-English speakers learn conversational and workplace English are offered by the Spanish Catholic Center Gaithersburg location.
For more information, email Catholic Charities.
To register, email the ESOL program to request a registration form.
The Spanish Catholic Center in Gaithersburg, Maryland offers unique English as an Other Language (ESOL) programs designed to provide educational resources that will allow non-native English speakers to learn vital life and work skills.
- ESOL courses focus on assisting non-native English speakers to master English as an educational and vocational tool. These courses are offered during 11-week sessions in the Spring, Summer, and Fall. Please note that pre-registration is required.
- The Family and Children Literacy Program: Support for the family – A program for parents and children to study in the same environment. From Monday to Thursday, while parents take classes, children from 3 to 12 years old participate in a program of academic support. They may complete their homework and learn new things near their family.
- The Spanish Literacy Program, designed for native Spanish speakers, aims to increase literacy in Spanish among individuals who may not have received a formal education in their home country.
- Learners in the ESOL program are eligible to participate in all the services provided by the Spanish Catholic Center in Gaithersburg. We offer a transition program where they can learn about opportunities to continue their formal education, transition to higher-paying jobs, and learn about all the support programs in the agency and in the local community.