International Neighbors and Community Classes
Free English Classes
The Elaine Bacon Literacy Program was started in the Houghton area in 1969 by Elaine Bacon. These wonderful classes provide free ESL tutoring. Everyone who wants to make friends, learn English, experience interesting activities, then Join us!
Linda Dresch's class
10 a.m. to noon / Portage Lake United Church / 706-990-9676
Beth Flynn's class
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. / Portage Lake United Church / firstname.lastname@example.org
Frann Grossman's class
10:30 a.m. to noon / Portage Lake United Church / email@example.com
Marianna Ewert's class
1 a.m. to 3 p.m. / Daniell Heights Community Room / firstname.lastname@example.org
" The program was originally started to help area adults having trouble reading and writing to have a better understanding of the English language. Now the biggest demand is for English as a second language for foreign students and their families."
ELI Community English Program
We are committed to connecting Michigan Tech students, faculty, and their families to the broader community through cultural exchanges. There are Tutoring Program, Night-Owls Classes, Conversation Partners, and Tea Time and more below!
- Meet for a needs assessment and to discuss language goals.
K-12 Grades Tutoring Service
- Individual / Group tutoring.
Special Programs by Request
- Foundational English Courses for beginning ESL.
- TOEFL Prep, GRE Prep, Online courses, English for Specific Purposes (ESP).
Do you have questions?
Please contact ELI office if you have questions about the ELI program.
- Contact : Jason Rice - email@example.com or 906-487-1729
- 1405 E. Houghton Ave, Houghton, MI 49931
- Contact : Rick Stanitis 906-482-6039 or Cool Dude firstname.lastname@example.org
- This ecumenical organization provides conversation, dance lessons, meditation.... and more.
- Free ESL tutoring for international students and their families.
- Meal programs : Snacks, Wednesday free dinner.