English Language Acquisition

The English Language Acquisition classes provide students with a working knowledge of English in preparation for citizenship tests, the workplace, additional education, and daily living.

To find out more about our workplace course, please visit https://www.eastcentral.edu/ael/workplace-essentials-certificate/

Our Citizenship classes include both English language skills instruction and civics education.


Classes are provided at no cost at the following locations:

Union – East Central College, 1964 Prairie Dell Rd.
Day: 9:00-12:00 p.m.- Tuesday and Thursday

Evening: 5:00-8:00 p.m.- Tuesday and Thursday

Rolla – First Baptist Church 801 Cedar St.
Second Floor
Day: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.- Monday & Thursday

Evening: 5:00-8:00 p.m.-Monday and Thursday

Washington – Mercy Medical Building South
901 Patients First Dr.
Conference Room D, Second Floor
Day: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.- Monday & Wednesday

SNOW DAY POLICY:  If the school district where the class is located is closed due to bad weather, our classes will also be cancelled.

New student orientation for English language classes:

Union Evening
(5 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
East Central College
Adult Education Program
Training Center (off Audrey Ln.)
1964 Prairie Dell Rd.
Union, MO 63084
Union Day
(9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
East Central College
Adult Education Program
Training Center (off Audrey Ln.)
1964 Prairie Dell Rd.
Union, MO 63084
Wednesday, September 18 Friday, September 13
Wednedsay, October 9 Friday, October 25
Wednesday, November 13 Friday, November 8
Wednesday, December 4

 

Rolla Evening
(5 p.m. – 9 p.m.)
First Baptist Church
(2nd Floor)

801 Cedar St.
Rolla, MO 65401
Rolla Day
(9 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
First Baptist Church
(2nd Floor)

801 Cedar St.
Rolla, MO 65401
Tuesday, September 17 Friday, September 6
Tuesday, October 15 Friday, October 4
Tuesday, November 12 Friday, November 1
Tuesday, December 3

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Register for classes by completing the form on this page on the top right or call 844-322-4235 for more information.

Classes are conducted in small classroom style to allow students the chance to receive individual attention from their instructor and tutors. Students studying English will also participate in cultural and social activities in the community. Students take the class with a range of experience; some students need help preparing to enter college. Others are looking to improve their English for travel, and for social or employment purposes.

English Language Acquisition classes can improve a student’s skills in:

  • Conversational English
  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary

To register contact the AEL office: AEL@EastCentral.edu or call 636.584.6533

Individuals who hold an F-1 student visa are not eligible for enrollment.