English as a Second Language

Broadview Learning Center (BLC)

Website http://www.mccsc.edu/Domain/30
Contact Sherry D. Dick (Director)
Phone 330-7731
Address 705 W. Coolidge Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Hours Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

The Monroe County Community School Corporation Adult Education program offers individualized instruction and guidance to teen and adult learners who seek to improve basic skills or learn new ones to create better opportunities for themselves and their families.

The Broadview Learning Center offers the following services:

  • FREE Adult Basic Education/GED Preparation Classes
  • FREE ESL (English as a Second Language) classes
  • FREE Teen Learning Center (TLC) Programs
  • Workforce Development
  • Evening Computer Classes
  • Volunteer Training and Opportunities

Volunteers in Tutoring Adult Learners (VITAL)

Website http://www.monroe.lib.in.us/vital
Phone 349-3173
Email vital [at] monroe [dot] lib [dot] in [dot] us
Address Monroe County Public Library
303 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, IN 47408

VITAL offers the following services:

  • One-to-one tutoring - Trained tutors help individual learners set goals, gain essential literacy skills, and increase their confidence.
  • New Reader Support Group - An opportunity for new readers to gather and exchange their thoughts and ideas in a supportive and confidential group
  • Additional Tutor Training - In-services are offered in the area of computing, GED tutoring, Laubach Method, and English as a second language
  • Introduction to Tutoring for Volunteers
  • Brown Bag Lunches

Practical English Tutorials (PET)

Website http://www.indiana.edu/~intlserv/ic/programs/language_practice/conversation_clubs.php
Phone 855-7133
Email intlcent [at] indiana [dot] edu
Address Leo Dowling International Center
111 S. Jordan St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Hours Saturdays 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Description Contultants are available to answer questions for individuals who are learning English as a second or third language. The service is first- come, first-served and provides help with communicating at places like local banks, post offices, restaurants or stores.
Email intlcent [at] indiana [dot] edu
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