Foreign Language Assistance
According to the Migration Policy Institute, there are 304,801 immigrants residing in the State of Tennessee.
These classes are designed to teach the English language to non-native English speakers and develop their listening, speaking, reading, writing, and vocabulary skills in English. All classes are also designed to help students understand the United States systems of government, American education, banking, healthcare, workplace and much more.
Integrated English Literacy/Civics (IELC) classes are offered in the areas of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and civics.
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To enroll in Integrated English Literacy/Civics classes contact your local Adult Education program.
During orientation an overview of what students will learn will be provided. The overview will outline the entire process of what to expect so students can be prepared to do their best and get the most out of each class. Students will also receive a syllabus that will serve as a roadmap for all the lessons for the class.
What You Will Learn
- Student EL/Civics Syllabus Rights and Responsibilities
- Specific Rights and Responsibilities
- Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities
- Legal Rights and the Law
- Education Across America
- K-12 School System in America
- Postsecondary Training Opportunities in the U.S.
- Completing Government-Related Forms
- Cultural Acclimation in the U.S.A.
- American Currency
- American Holidays
- Government and Community Services
- Housing in the U.S.
- U.S. Postal Services
- American Banking and Budgeting
- Citizenship and Naturalization
- Citizenship Test Questions
- U.S. Transportation Information
- Driving in the United States
- Directions/Travel in America
- Weather/Emergencies Trends & Policies
- Safety Regulations
- History and Government
- Historic Events