Information

Do you know someone who is new to this country and is having difficulty reading, writing or speaking English? We offer an excellent "English As A Second Language" program for zero speakers through the advanced level. We assist these students with essential life skills including check writing, job applications/resumes and finding housing. Individual attention is given to students in the areas of pronunciation, spelling and grammar, idioms and preparation for citizenship.

We offer FREE day and evening classes at the Community Education Center, located at 38901 Dodge Park Rd. at 17 Mile. Students should plan on spending two hours for registration and testing. Students must show a drivers license, passport or social security card at registration. We will not accept any identification number from memory. No child care or transportation is available at this time.

CLASS INFORMATION

During registration, you will be given a test to insure successful placement in a class. See testing section for registration & testing details.

Zero speaking to Beginning Level

•Learn about basic life skills: housing, food, restaurants, colors shoppping, money, banking and more.
•Conversations introduce essential vocabulary and life skill information through active speaking practice.
•Community activities help you become aware of resources available to you.
•Learn how to write a check, apply for a loan and explain your illness to your doctor.

Intermediate Level

•Improve your grammar sequence and writing skills.
•Write a resume and complete a job application.
•Learn how to learn through interactive excercises.
•Learn the language of work.

Advanced Level

•Build on your knowledge of reading and writing.
•Prepare for citizenship.
•Learn about the United States government and history.
•Receive individual instruction on your language needs.

 

CLASS TIMES

Zero Classes

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday and Wednesday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
 

Beginning Classes
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday and Wednesday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
 

High Beginning/Low Intermediate Class
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday and Wednesday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
 

Intermediate Classes

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Monday and Wednesday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 9:30 pm
 

Advanced Classes

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
  

Policy 4116.11 Non-Discrimination in Education

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title II of the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, Elliot-Larson Civil Rights Act of 1977, Section 102(a), it is the policy of Utica Community Schools that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any instructional opportunities, program services and activities, job placement assistance, employment or in policies governing student conduct and attendance. Any person suspecting a discriminatory practice should contact the Executive Director of Human Resources at Utica Community Schools, 11303 Greendale, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 or call 586 797-1000.