Community Corps - ESOL


English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is a student-led group that is part of Community Corps, a program of the Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University. ESOL is partnered with the Rhode Island Family Literacy Initiative (RIFLI) and together works to address the marginalizing effects of language barriers by providing English language and literacy classes to adult immigrants in the Providence community. 

Our members teach and facilitate English classes at William D'Abate Elementary School in the Olneyville neighborhood or at the MET School in the South-side of Providence. For the 2019-2020 school year, we plan to do class three times a week (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday) from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. The classes primarily focus on learning situation-based, everyday English that is relevant to the goals of the learners. 

Students who apply to ESOL are eligible for receiving off-campus federal work-study. Members are also required to attend a one-hour training once a week 

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