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ESL Classes

Fall classes are being offered at many of our locations.  Please check our Students page to view schedules and locations. We welcome students from all backgounds and faiths, and have classes for everyone from begining to advanced level students.  

Free On-Line Citizenship Test Preparation Class

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will be offering a free on-line test preparation class to permanent residents who are eligible for citizenship. The class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 PM, starting April 6 and ending May 20. Class size is limited to 10 students.  Register on-line at to receive […]

Returning Teacher Training Scheduled for January 24, 2021

ESLIM is happy to announce that our training for returning teachers will take place on Sunday, January 24, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM via Zoom. Participants will practice using Zoom (whiteboard, screen sharing, breakout rooms, and polling) to engage ESL students in communicative language learning with a focus on student-student interaction. The training will […]

Citizenship Test Preparation

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will offer free on-line classes for interested permanent residents who are eligible for citizenship. The classes will be on ZOOM on Tuesdays and Thursdays during December and January from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Register on-line at now. Class size is limited to 10 students. Please call 703-323-9500 if you […]

Teacher Training Moves Online

ESLIM is offering teacher training via Zoom on Saturday, August 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and an identical session on Saturday, September 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The training is designed to prepare volunteers to teach classes online. New teachers, as well as returning teachers with little or no experience teaching online, are encouraged to register. […]

Good News! ESL Classes Online!

ESLIM is happy to announce that some of our churches will be offering online classes this fall. Please check the student schedule page for locations and specific details. Unless otherwise specified, all are welcome to join, but participation is limited, so please make your plans soon. If you have any questions, please send us an […]

Volunteers Needed in Manassas and Ashburn

Teachers and assistants are needed for the upcoming semester in several locations. If you can help, please fill out our short volunteer application that you will find on this website.    We will contact you with more information.

January 2020 Teacher Training News

Our January 2020 teacher trainings will be held on Saturday, January 25 at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 3810 Meredith Drive in Fairfax, Virginia. The abbreviated new teacher training will start at 9:00 am and end at noon. The returning teacher training will start at 1:00 pm and end at 4:00 pm. This session […]

Volunteers Needed in DC

Volunteer teachers are urgently needed from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at our Community of Christ location in Washington. If you are able to help, please fill out the volunteer application you find on this site.  A background in education is not required; all that you need to work with us is a sincere desire to […]

New Teacher Training Dates Announced

Training will be available for teachers new to ESLIM in August and in September.  The August session will be at Dulin United Methodist Church in Falls Church on August 24, and the September session will be at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Ashburn on September 7.  Both will be led by Lauren Lang, and participants […]