We Welcome the World Through Caring Relationships and English Instruction
The Language Institute at UPC seeks to make God’s love visible to refugees, immigrants, and other newcomers to our area by:
+ Providing morning and evening ESL/ELL classes at UPC
+ Equipping volunteers to lead and assist classes
+ Providing practicum opportunities for TESOL and TEFL students
+ Partnering with other organizations to offer ESL/ELL programs
+ Bible Stories and Bible Studies
Pre-Registration for Fall 2018
Tuesday and Thursday Core Classes, 10-12, starting Tuesday, September 25
Core Classes ($100)
See the sample quarter below! We'll have more information about additional classes by August.
Fall Quarter starts September 24th. Look for updates at the end of August!
Be a Part of the Language Institute
Volunteer teachers, tutors, and assistants are needed to help carry out the mission of the LI. Serve once a week at UPC or in the community; training and opportunities to build community are offered. No experience is necessary, just a patient, caring attitude!
Classroom teacher–Teach an ESL/ELL class one morning or one evening per week; plan lessons, coordinate with staff on curriculum.
Classroom assistant–Assist in an ESL/ELL class one morning or one evening per week.
Godly Play– Tell gospel stories for language learners.
Home tutor–Work one-to-one with a student in their home. Materials provided.
Snack provider–Bring snacks once or twice per month to serve to ESL/ELL students during class breaks.VOLUNTEER