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English for Work - an ESL class

English for Work - an ESL class

Register now for Winter quarter 2019!

Contact 425.250.3007 or englishforwork@hopelink.org.

Hopelink’s free English for Work classes help immigrants and refugees reach their goals in the United States! Students improve their English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while preparing to get a job.

Students learn to:

  • Set goals for life in the U.S.
  • Identify and speak about their skills and experience
  • Search for jobs
  • Write a resume and a cover letter
  • Perform a job interview
  • Work in a team
  • And more!

English for Work includes classroom learning and online learning. Students attend class, learn content from the English for Work textbook, participate in mock interviews, and practice English with classmates. Students complete homework on the Internet to reinforce what they are learning in class. Teachers are prepared to help students learn how to use technology.

We know that people learn in different ways, so we value offering a variety of opportunities for our students!

Students are divided into classes based on English ability. Students with beginning and low-intermediate level English skills study in one class, and students with high-intermediate and advanced level skills study in another class.

To enroll in English for Work, students must:

  • Plan to get a job, or attend a college or job training program in the U.S.
  • Be able to attend class twice a week (three times a week in summer)
  • Be 18 years or older
  • Not have a B, F, J or M visa

When space is limited, low-income students have priority for enrollment.

Classes are offered in fall, winter, spring, and summer. Locations include Bellevue, Redmond, Kirkland, and Shoreline. There are morning and evening schedule options.

What students say about English for Work:

"English for Work class is a valuable learning experience in my life. What I learned from the teachers and classmates will benefit my entire career journey. I really like all the teachers of Hopelink. They help me enrich my vocabulary, teach me how to write a resume, and give knowledge about how to prepare for the job interview."

"I like the homework assignments very much because each assignment helps me to improve English."

"I like this class very much. It gave me many new ideas about my career goals. At the beginning of this class, I was so confused about my future, but now I found the career I really want and have a clearer plan."

"I like meeting with my adviser because she always supports me, helps me to write a resume, and helps me to feel me more confident."

 

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