FAQ – Adult Basic Education
What is ABE?
ABE stands for Adult Basic Education. Here at HAP we offer ESL (English as a Second Language) for adults.
What will I learn in the classes?
We focus on reading, writing, speaking and listening for low-levels (0-4). We do not offer GED or citizenship classes.
If you are interested in GED or citizenship, you can call the Adult Literacy Hotline 1-800-225-7323 FREE to find classes near you.
How many times a week, and when/where is ABE held?
ESL classes are at our University Ave office. We offer a variety of times for clients. Clients can attend up to 5 hours a day from either 9:00-2:00 or 10:00-3:00 (English, Math, Computer and Job Skills). Clients can attend just English and math from either 9:00-11:45 or 12:15-3:00. Classes are Monday-Friday.
We also offer evening ESL classes 6:00-8:00 and open computer lab from 4:30-6:00
How much does ABE cost?
ESL classes are free and open to permanent residents.
How do I enroll in ABE?
Please contact Jessica Anderson | Adult Basic Education Coordinator | 651-495-1605 | firstname.lastname@example.org