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Elko Adult Learning Center
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801

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English as a Second Language

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:

  • Beginning
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

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 the following communities of the GBC service area:

Battle Mountain Adult Learning Center
835 N 2nd Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820

Elko Adult Learning Center
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801

Pahrump Valley Adult Learning Center
551 E. Calvada Blvd.
Pahrump, NV 89048

Wendover 21st Century ESL Program
West Wendover High School
2055 Elko Ave., #13-1
West Wendover, NV 89883
775-664-3940 ext. 3499

Winnemucca Adult Learning Center
5490 Kluncy Canyon Road
Winnemucca, NV 89445

For More Information Contact

Elko Adult Learning Center
1020 Elm Street
Elko, NV 89801

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