English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
The Adult Education program at Pellissippi State provides free ESOL instruction to help adults learn and improve their oral communication skills, reading and writing.
Free instruction includes basic English, conversational English, workplace skills, citizenship skills, American customs and traditions, GED© exam preparation, and preparation for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
Classes are taught at several locations in Knoxville and Oak Ridge. For the ESOL class location nearest you, please visit our website, view the ESOL class times and locations for Winter/Spring 2013, or call 865-539-7109. To enroll, please just show up to the class.
The Adult Education program can also develop and tailor free classes to meet the needs of specific business or industry, including workplace specific vocabulary, understanding company policies, following directions, making workplace schedule changes, reporting absences, and communicating with supervisors.
Classes with eight or more employees can be taught on site. For more information on free Workplace Skills Classes for Business and Industry, please call 865-694-6453.
These programs are made available through funding from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development.