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English Language Opportunities in Champaign Illinois

Here in Champaign there are many English as a Second Language (ESL) courses available to you. You and your family will have many opportunities to practice and master your English. Choose your favorite activity and make your learning happen!
Good Studies!

FEE-BASED CLASSES 

University
of Illinois Intensive English Institute


University of Illinois Intensive English Institute
     507 E Green St Suite 401, Champaign, IL 61820
    217-333-6598
    www.iei.uiuc.edu


University
of Illinois Special English Class 
(for non-UI Students)

The Special English Class (SEC) is taught by students in the Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (MATESL) program in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The SEC is the teaching practicum for our MA students in which they do guided, supervised ESL teaching.

  
 3072 Foreign Language Building
    707 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana   
    SECatUIUC@gmail.com
    publish.illinois.edu/special-english-class/


The University of Illinois, Intensive
Foreign Language Instruction Program (IFLIP)

Intensive Foreign Language Instruction Program (IFLIP) is a unique
learning opportunity offered during the summer and winter breaks.

  • Open to
    members of the University community and to the general public.
  • Classes
    meet Monday through Friday, except holidays.
  • Taught by
    advanced graduate students or faculty.
  • Courses
    focus on conversational skills, travel preparation and language survival
    skills.
  • There is
    minimal homework, no attendance policy, and no academic credit. 
    Classes are held in the Foreign Languages Building

https://slcl.illinois.edu/engagement/iflip


The English
Center

    University YMCA
    1001 South Wright Street, Champaign  
    217-344-3310
    www.englishcenterUSA.com

 

Parkland
College International Center

    2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign   
    217-351-2890
    www.parkland.edu/international/

 

COMMUNITY OPEN CLASSES ( FREE) 

Urbana
Adult Education

   

 Urbana Adult Education

 211 North Race Street, Urbana
 217-384-3530
 urbanaadulteducation.org/english-as-a-second-language/

 * Basic and Intermediate Courses are Free ; Advanced ESL charges a small fee ! 

Parkland
College Adult and Workforce Education

Basic communication skills for everyday life.
2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign
217-351-2580
https://www.parkland.edu/Main/Academics/Departments/Adult-Education

 

Parkland
College Project READ

    2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign
    217-353-2662
www.parkland.edu/Main/Academics/Departments/Adult-Education/Literacy-Services-Project-READ
   

Weekday ESL
classes

    First Presbyterian Church of Champaign
    302 West Church Street, Champaign
    217-356-7238
    www.firstchurchchampaign.org/esl

 

CONVERSATION
GROUPS
       

English
Corner:  Conversational English Practice

    810 West Oregon Street, Urbana
    217-344-5711
    englishcornerui@gmail.com
    illinoisaxiom.com/english-corner/
      
Global
Partners

    www.linguistics.illinois.edu/students/esl/ESLopportunities.html


International
Hospitality  Committee

    isss.illinois.edu/involved/intl_hospitality.html


Friendship Group
Vivienne Mackie 217-328-1569 (evenings)
vivienne.mackie@gmail.com
isss.illinois.edu/involved/ihc_friendship.html


International
Women’s Connection

    Twin City Bible Church
    810 West Michigan Street, Urbana  
    217-344-0641
    Ruth Krehbiel 217-384-3085
    rkrehbiel@isiwebnet.net

       
Wesley
Foundation, International Coffee Hour (ETC. Coffeehouse)

    1203 West Green Street, Urbana
    217-344-1120
    wesleyui.org/international/

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 ILLINOIS INTERCÂMBIO – The Illinois Intercâmbio focuses on the promotion of Educational Projects and Study Abroad programs in Illinois. We provide International Assistance for students, institutions, corporations, and community.  

Visit the website and explore  ILLINOIS INTERCÂMBIO’s  services and cultural tips:

http://www.illinoisintercambio.com/en/ 




The Refugee
Center

    217-344-8455
   https://www.therefugeecenter-cu.org/
This organization offers a full range of services for the international
community.  While they do not offer ESL classes, they are a good starting
point for up-to-date information on classes, tutors, and translators.

ONLINE RESOURCES AT URBANA FREE LIBRARY

BBC:
Learning English

    www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

Improve English language skills with a wide variety of short courses, quizzes,
grammar, vocabulary, audio, and videos.

Duolingo
    www.duolingo.com/

Learn languages (including English) while playing online language-based games,
quizzes, and challenges. In addition to Duolingo’s regular desktop web site,
Duolingo also has apps for all
the popular mobile operating systems.

EngVid
    www.engvid.com

Learn English and other languages for free with 165+ video lessons by
experienced native-speaker teachers, covering grammar, vocabulary,
pronunciation, TOEFL, and more.

New York
Public Library

    tinyurl.com/yhqpozo

NYPL has compiled a comprehensive list of free services, sites, and online
communities that are useful to ESL and other language learners.

Content Provided by Urbana Free Library Website

Happy Studies ! 

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