Our ESL program serves students whose primary language is not English and who wish to improve their English language skills. These new skills will help you to better function in our community and prepare you for academic coursework.
The ESL program at GBC will help you:
- Develop communication skills
- Reach academic goals, such as High School Equivalency prep and College classes.
- Enhance job skills so that you can obtain a job or receive a promotion.
- Build self-confidence, so that you can participate in your community while reaching your personal goals.
We offer three levels of listening, speaking, reading and writing classes. They are:
We also offer classes in reading, phonics and transition to HSE or College. While in class, you will learn about American culture and traditions, survival skills – such as filling out job applications, making appointments and calling for emergency assistance.
The GBC ABE/ESL program offers ESL classes in 6 communities in the GBC service area:
Battle Mountain Adult Learning Center (New center opening in the Fall of 2014)
835 N 2nd Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Elko Adult Learning Center
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801
Montello Adult Learning Center
1 School Street
Montello, NV 89830
Pahrump Valley Adult Learning Center
551 E. Calvada Blvd.
Pahrump, NV 89048
Wendover 21st Century ESL Program
West Wendover Elementary School
2000 Elko Ave., Room 12-2
West Wendover, NV 89883
Winnemucca Adult Learning Center
5490 Kluncy Canyon Road
Winnemucca, NV 89445