Welcome to Wake Tech’s ESL Blogs

From this “ESL Central” blog page, you can link to our other ESL blogs:  English LanguageCivics, Culture, & CommunityJob Skills & Opportunities, and Citizenship preparation classes.  The Teacher Resources blog includes our ESL curriculum, lesson plans, and other useful links for instructors.

At the top of this page, you’ll find information on our ESL classes, ESL sites (locations & registration dates), ESL Student Resources, and Computers and Technology. Other classes for ESL students, such as Citizenship, Career-Focused, and Beyond the Basics (“advanced ESL”) are listed on the right under ESL classes.  We hope you find these pages useful. Please leave your comments at the bottom of any post.

Beltline Afternoon Writing Class Starting Soon

Attention: Level 4 – Level 6 ESL Students

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to improve your English?  Well, writing is a great way to do that and you can take an additional writing course to help you. If you are taking an ESL course at any of our sites, you can come to the Beltline center for an optional afternoon class focused on writing.

When: Starts Tuesday, January 16, 2018. 

Class Schedule:  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 12:30 pm to 2:30pm

Where: Beltline Center – 3200 Bush Street, Raleigh

Bad Weather: ESL Registrations and Closings

Wake Tech is  CLOSED on Friday , January 5th due to bad weather

Wake Tech was   CLOSED on Thursday, January 4th and the evening of January 3rd due to bad weather. All ESL classes and registrations scheduled during that time were  canceled. Please see the following changes: 

  • Hispanic Family Center (HFC).  Registration rescheduled for Monday, January 8th
  • 401N’s  January 3rd evening registration was canceled since Wake Tech closed at 5:00pm.  it will be held at 6:30pm on January 8th. (Only evening registration was affected) 
  • Beltline (BEC). Morning, afternoon and evening registrations rescheduled for Monday, January 8th. An additional evening registration will be held on Tuesday, January 9th.

The list will be updated with any additional ESL site closings or registration changes as they become available so please continue to check.

NEW Wake Tech Saturday ESL Classes

Are you working or busy during the week and unable to attend ESL classes?  Now you can study English on Saturday.

Where : Beltline Education Center (BEC) 3200 Bush St., Raleigh 27609

When:  Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Registrations are on January 20 & 27, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. for Beginning Levels through Advanced.

For more information contact: Robin Abdelilah: 919-334-1509 or rmhoffabdelilah@waketech.edu

ESL Distance Education Classes

Learn English at home for FREE!

Do you want to improve your English?                          

Do you use email and a computer with internet?      

  • Improve your English skills in reading, grammar and pronunciation
  • Develop your communication skills
  • Reach your career goals
  • Learn at home at your own pace

The class is motivating and easy to use with an ESL teacher to assist you!

New Student Registrations for students who have never been our ESL program before: 

  • Thursday, January 18,  6:00 pm
  • Thursday, February 1,  6:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 22,  6:00 pm

Registrations for current ESL/ABE students : 

  • Thursday, January 23,  9:30 am
  • Thursday, January 25,  6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, March 6,  9:30 am
  • Thursday, March 8,  6:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 24,  9:30 am
  • Thursday, April  26,  6:30 pm

Where :  Beltline Education Center 3200 Bush St. Raleigh 27609, Room 215

 For more information contact:  Hylana Tyler – hltyler@waketech.edu 

Summer Citizenship Class for ESL

Our free Citizenship Preparation class will be offered this summer, 2017!

Beltline Education Center (BEC), 3200 Bush St., Raleigh 27609

Saturdays, 9:30am-12:30pm, Room 324C    

Registration: July 15, 2017                                                                                                                       

For more information: rmhoffabdelilah@waketech.edu or 919-334-1509