Student Writings July 2016

August 29th, 2016

Read about our students’ experiences about learning English with the Literacy Council of Montgomery County.   Risala – ESL Book 2 “I am so thankful for being part of the Literacy Council program. I learned to read and write. It is a big help for me. I can now help my children with homework. Now

Rockville Rewards Card

August 25th, 2016

Do you love to shop and eat in Rockville? How would you like to save money while helping the Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC)?  Purchase a Rockville Rewards card from LCMC for $25 and one-hundred percent of the purchase supports life-changing English literacy services for adults. Then, enjoy discounts on local goods and services from September 1, 2016 to

ESL Classes – Fall 2016 Schedule

July 5th, 2016

Please click on one of the links below to find an ESL class in your location. Students must attend a Registration and Testing session to be assessed and placed into an English class. Below you will find the complete Fall 2016 Classes Schedule along with the Registration and Testing locations and time. If you have any questions,

Arriving in the United States

June 20th, 2016

Two students were asked by their tutor to write about their experiences coming to the United States. Wilfrid Mertus When I was on the plane I met new things, new people, all colors: white, black, light skin, dark skin I had never seen before. At immigration, they kept us for three hours. After that we went

Student Writing

June 9th, 2016

Read what our student’s are saying about learning English at LCMC. April 2016 Pushpa Rai – Skill Book 1, ESL Before I never text because I don’t know English. Now I know more English and I text with my teacher my family and friends. My teacher and I worked on citizenship. I passed the test.

Tutor Honored With Service Award

June 9th, 2016

After retiring in late 2011, Bill Torrey wanted to get more involved in his community. He was especially interested in literacy and reading, so he became a volunteer tutor at the Literacy Council of Montgomery County (LCMC). In May of this year, he received the Volunteer Award at the Nancy Dworkin Outstanding Service to Youth Awards

On the Job

June 9th, 2016

ESL student Meiyue Liu was asked by her tutor to write about what she does at work. May 2016 One day I was working on a jacket. The jacket needed to shorten sleeves and move buttons. The tools I needed were scissors, ruler, chalk, iron, blade, thread and sewing machine. First I needed to remove

The Literacy List

May 25th, 2016

A tutor is urgently needed for the following ESL student: A native French speaker in need of a French-speaking tutor. Looking for a current LCMC tutor with a history of working with students with learning disabilities. This student is a native French speaker and would do best with a tutor who could also speak French. She is

Annual Meeting

May 16th, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM RSVP here. 6:30 PM business meeting open to all. Click here for the FY17 slate of Board nominees. All attendees will be able to vote. Click here to review the FY17 budget.

Continuing Tutor Education

May 10th, 2016

Attend our Continuing Tutor Education (CTE) session to enhance your tutoring techniques this summer! Supplementary Help for Students Having Trouble Learning to Read Facilitated by Meg Chandler, Tutor Trainer Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM LCMC Office, Rockville Library This CTE will present excellent supplementary ideas that will allow you to review Laubach