English Class for Parents and Guardians

ESOL Family Literacy is a free, ten-week English language course intended for immigrant and international parents and guardians with school-age children in Brookline. The course uses engaging, literature-based activities to practice English in new ways at an intermediate level. This course ultimately aims to support parents’ and guardians’ English language development, to increase understanding and utilization of the library, to honor the diversity of families in Brookline, and to foster intergenerational learning and the sharing of stories at home and beyond. The facilitator, Alicia Hsu, is an experienced educator who taught for many years at the Lawrence School and is now pleased to teach adults. This course is offered in partnership with the Brookline ESOL Program, a service of the Brookline Housing Authority, with support from First Literacy and other funders.
Registration begins September 24. To sign up for this course, please call the Brookline ESOL Program at 617-413-4186 or email esol@brooklinehousing.org.
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This event finished on 03 December 2019


Coolidge Corner - Meeting Room
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline, MA 02446


The Coolidge Corner is located on the ground floor of the Coolidge Corner Library. There are three methods of access: (1) Use the main entrance, which is equipped with a ramp and door openers, followed by the lift in the far east corner of the ground floor. (2) Follow the outdoor ramp around the north side of the building to the ground floor entrance, which is equipped with a door opener, followed by three stairs from the hallway into the room, or (3) follow the outdoor ramp around the north side of the building to the back entrance, which is equipped with a door opener. This venue is equipped with assistive listening transmitters and devices, available upon request.

Need aids or accommodations? Email our administration team or give us a call at 617-730-2360 for more information.

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