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.


  Locations

 Select for a directory of county availability.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


A

Anderson

B 

Bedford
Bledsoe
Blount
Bradley

C 

Campbell
Cheatham
Claiborne
Cocke
Coffee            

D 

Davidson
Dickson

E-F 

Fayette
Franklin

G 

Giles
Grainger
Grundy

H 

Hamblen
Hamilton
Hickman
Houston
Humphreys

I-J 

Jefferson

K 

Knox

L 

Lauderdale
Lawrence
Lewis
Lincoln
Loudon

M 

Marion
Marshall
Maury
McMinn  
Meigs
Montgomery
Monroe
Moore
Morgan  

N-O-P 

Perry
Polk

Q-R 

Rhea 
Robertson
Roane
Rutherford 

S 

Scott
Sevier
Sequatchie
Shelby
Stewart 
Sumner

T 

Tipton
Trousdale

U 

Union

V-W-Y-X-Y-Z

Wayne
Williamson
Wilson

  Enrollment

To enroll in Integrated English Literacy/Civics classes contact your local Adult Education program.

  Orientation

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
  1. Specific Rights and Responsibilities
  2. Constitutional Rights and Responsibilities
  3. Legal Rights and the Law
  4. Voting
Education Across America
  1.  K-12 School System in America
  2. Postsecondary Training Opportunities in the U.S.
  3. Completing Government-Related Forms
Cultural Acclimation in the U.S.A.
  1. American Currency
  2. American Holidays
  3. Government and Community Services
  4. Housing in the U.S.
  5. U.S. Postal Services
  6. American Banking and Budgeting
Citizenship and Naturalization
  1. Citizenship Test Questions
U.S. Transportation Information
  1. Driving in the United States
  2. Directions/Travel in America
  3. Weather/Emergencies Trends & Policies
  4. Safety Regulations
History and Government
  1. Historic Events
  2. Government
  3. Geography

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