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English for Speakers of Other Languages
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English for Speakers of Other Languages


with Barbara Miller, Bangor Adult & Community Education

Bangor Adult & Community Education offers morning classes for people interested in improving speaking, listening, reading and writing in English. We will work on vocabulary, pronunciation, comprehension, and conversation. Beginner and Advanced classes are available.

Beginners: Tuesday 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. at The Learning Center

Advanced Beginners: Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at The Learning Center

Advanced: Thursday 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at The Learning Center

Advanced: Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Online

Please call 207.941.6315 for a registration appointment. Instructor: Barb Miller

English For Speakers Of Other Languages
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English For Speakers Of Other Languages


with Portland Adult Education

Six levels of English classes are offered. Beginning levels focus on basic communication, life skills, and literacy. Intermediate levels continue to focus on reading, writing, and life skills. Advanced levels focus on reading, writing, and grammar in academic context to prepare students for continuing education. Students must take a placement test to ensure proper placement in the classes. Appointments are offered weekly during the school year. Call 874-8155 to make an intake appointment. ESOL Beginning Literacy ESOL 1 Low Beginning ESOL 2 High Beginning ESOL 3 Low Intermediate ESOL 4 High Intermediate ESOL 5 Advanced Class times: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM 10:30 AM-12:00 PM 9:00 AM-11:30 AM 12:00 PM-2:30 PM 12:30 PM-3:00 PM 3:00 PM-5:30 PM 6:00 PM-8:30 PM Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE in person or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.

English Language Learning


with EAE Team, Ellsworth Adult Education

This program assists adults who are not native English speakers with practical instruction and practice in listening, speaking, reading, writing skills and grammar, with online and in person options.  

Instruction is designed to meet learners’ needs and may include helping participants with such important tasks as exploring how to talk with their child’s teacher, scheduling healthcare appointments, completing grocery shopping, obtaining a driver’s license, finding employment, learning about other valuable community resources or pursuing citizenship.  

Students can enter the program at any time and there is no charge for instruction. Learners at all levels of English proficiency are welcome. Small group classes and individual tutoring are available daytime and evening hours.  Live online or in person.

The first step is an introductory meeting with a student advisor who will share information about the options for learning and help you to find the best fit.  If you are interested in our English Language Learning program, please register and we will contact you!  You may also call or email us for an appointment - call us at 207.664.7110 or email us at  We can’t wait to hear from you!


ESOL class
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ESOL class


with Academic Instructor, Lake Region & Fryeburg Area Adult Education

Two online options: Windham/Raymond and Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Classes and tutoring are available for speakers of other languages who wish to improve their English speaking, reading, and writing skills. Instruction meets learner’s needs and includes preparation for the citizenship test upon request. 

Windham/Raymond Adult Education: Please call their office at 892-1819 and ask for the ABE Coordinator to make an appointment for testing and placement. 

Bonny Eagle Adult Education: Online class held on Tuesdays, 4PM. Please call Bonny Eagle Adult Ed  207-929-9185 for information and appointment to register. 

Family English ILEB
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Family English ILEB


with Amy Thompson, Portland Adult Education

"Family English Class" also called "Intensive Literacy for East Bayside (ILEB)" and "The Gorman Grant." It is for parents (literacy and Level 1) and East End Community School children. Criteria: Literacy or Level 1; Live in East Bayside; Have a Kindergartener or First Grader at East End Community School. Students are met with 1 on 1 based on instructor and student schedules. Amy Thompson must speak with students before they can register to ensure they fit the grant criteria for the class. Online Registration is not available for this course. It may be subject to certain prerequisites or inventory requirements. Please contact PAE by email ( or by phone (874-8155) to discuss the requirements for this course or for more information.

Family Literacy


with Various Staff, Valley Unified Continuing Education

Want to get your High School Diploma or HS Equivalency Diploma? 

Need help as you pursue your college degree? 

Do you have a child at home?

Family Literacy makes families stronger.  Families that learn together, grow together.  Our Family Literacy program serves adult learners and children aged birth through eight years.

Participating families have access to a full range of services, including: 

  • High School Diploma & Hiset Preparation
  • College Ready Courses;
  • Reading Writing, Math & computer classes;
  • Individualized learning plans and schedules;
  • At-home tutoring, Transportation;
  • Career exploration & preparation resources;
  • Parent Education sessions; Early Childhood Testing;
  • Parent & Child Integrated activities;
  • Early Childhood language development, early reading services, social & gross motor skill development.

Schedules are designed around individual needs and availability.  Start times are flexible throughout the year.

  • Remote and distance learning options are also available. 
  • A formal meeting with the Program Director or Program Services Coordinator is required.
  • All Academic students must complete orientation paperwork and assessment testing before being assigned to classes.



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