Petaluma Adult School

No fees! All English as a Second Language classes at Petaluma Adult School are free!

For more information please contact Catherine Crotty or Laine Gen for the citizenship courses at 707.778.4633.

Free childcare at all sites

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE COURSES

We offer Beginner and Intermediate English classes in person. If you need online or Advanced classes, please contact Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC).

Fall ESL classes will begin August 29, 2022.

Daytime classes meet Monday to Thursday, 9:00-11:30 am.

Evening classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-8:45 pm.

All of our classes are FREE and books cost $20. We have free parking at McDowell School and free child care.

 

PAS ESL Level 1

ESL Level 1

This is a very beginning level class that teaches students to listen, speak, read, and write in English.

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PAS ESL Level 2

ESL Level 2

The second level of ESL is for people with some ability to communicate in English. The focus is on the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

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PAS ESL Level 3

ESL Level 3

The third level of ESL is for people with intermediate communication skills in English. Students should be able to read, write, and speak about familiar topics.

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PAS ESL Level 4

ESL Level 4

The fourth level of ESL focuses on helping students transition to college-level ESL courses.

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CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION COURSES

Citizenship Preparation will begin August 31, 2022 and finish November 30, 2022.

This class is designed for people who can speak, read and write in English and are ready to apply for naturalization. To apply, you need to have your green card for at least 5 years (or a minimum of 3 years if you are married to a U.S. citizen).

The class is on Wednesday evenings, 6:30-8:30 pm, at McDowell School. Free parking and free child care are available.

Email Laine Gen for more information. Here is a website about U.S. Citizenship Preparation with resources to help you study at home.

Please note, only the following people can do the Citizenship interview in their native language:

-If you are 50-54 years old and have had a green card for 20 years or more, OR

-you are 55 or older and have had a green card for 15 years or more.

If you meet these requirements and would like to take a class in Spanish, please contact Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa at 707.308.4769.

PAS Citizenship

Citizenship Preparation

Learn about the application for naturalization process and prepare for your USCIS interview. You will study U.S.  History and Government, practice speaking and writing and build your confidence and skills to pass your USCIS interview.

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To register for this class, please contact Catherine Crotty at (707) 778.4633.

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