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What’s IELCE?

HopeWorks’ education programs extend beyond Personal and Career Development and HiSET (GED) classes. HopeWorks offers classes for ESL (English as a second language) speakers from more than 40 nations! Our Integrated English Literacy and Civic Education (IELCE) classes provide hope and opportunity – the HopeWorks way. 

IELCE classes help students build their English-language confidence and acquire cultural skills that will help them secure a job, apply for U.S. citizenship and solidify their standing in America. HopeWorks’s ESL department aims to serve people from all over the world with a number of free classes at locations across Memphis and Shelby County. Students of every background and at varying levels of English competency are welcome to enroll and expand their English language skills!

Once students are registered, our staff helps students build their confidence through immersion and classroom lessons. HopeWorks’ IELCE classes emphasize not only English speaking, but help build listening, reading and writing skills. The goal is for students to graduate from HopeWorks’ IELCE with essential skills that will allow them to use English to participate in life activities like going to the doctor or attending their child’s parent/teacher conference.

Students also have the ability to engage with their language and computer courses outside of the classroom! HopeWorks uses multiple educational platforms that can be accessed at home or at school. Our students can continue learning outside of the classroom! HopeWorks also offers a variety of class times to fit any schedule.

If you have any questions about the IELCE program or want to learn more, feel free to give us a call at 901-272-3700 ext 104 or visit our website at https://www.adulteslmemphis.com