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IMPORTANT: DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, IN-PERSON CLASSES ARE SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

We offer affordable, English-language online courses year-round weekdays and Saturdays in order to accommodate our students’ needs. Professionally trained and experienced teachers teach our classes. We offer eight levels:

  • Beginner (Intro, Level 1 and Level 2)
  • Intermediate (Level 3 and Level 4)
  • Advanced
  • Conversation
  • Literature

With a communication-based approach to language acquisition, students learn English grammar systematically, accompanied by writing, listening and conversational exercises. Students will also read newspaper articles, and watch videos in English followed by analysis and debate.

ESL online

New students need to take an online placement exam to find out their level of expertise. Once you complete your exam and can see your score, check below to see what level you are:

  • Basic: 0% – 49%
  • Level 1: 50% – 69%
  • Level 2: 70% – 79%
  • Level 3: 80% – 89%
  • Level 4: 90% – 99%
  • Advanced: 100%

ADULT EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Caitlin Webb
Latin American Association
404.982.6895
cwebb@thelaa.org

ADULT EDUCATION MANAGER
Patricia Saavedra
404.638.1837
psaavedra@thelaa.org

ONLINE CLASSES

Our Online classes are delivered by trained instructors, using Google Meet or Zoom.

2021 Calendar and programing: 

Weekday Classes

30 hours – 20 classes

(Twice a week for 10 weeks, 1.5 hours each class)

Saturday Classes

20 hours – 10 classes

(10 Saturdays, 2 hours each class)

Session Dates

January 11 – March 22

March 29 – June 7

June 14 – August 23

August 30 – November 8

November 9 – December 16  – End of the year workshops

Session Dates

January 9 – March 13

March 20 – May 22

June 5 – August 14

August 21 – October 30

November 6 – December 11  – End of the year workshops

SCHEDULE

Evening classes:

Mondays and Wednesdays  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays  6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

SCHEDULE

Morning classes:

Saturdays / 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Afternoon classes:

Saturdays / 2 – 4  p.m.

FEE

Tuition: $95*

FEE

Tuition: $70*

*NOTE:

Late Registration

Registrations received during the first week of class will incur in an additional fee of $25 (valid for new and returning students). No registrations will be accepted after the first week of class.

Refund Policy

If for some reason you are not able to attend your class, we are happy to offer a partial refund only if you make the request during the first week of class, via email to psaavedra@thelaa.org. After the first week, only special cases will be considered for partial refunds. Unless you request the refund within four (3) months after payment, no refunds will be given.

Holidays

Please note that our office is going to be closed during the holidays. There won’t be classes scheduled the following dates:

–MLK day – Monday, January 18

–Memorial Day – Monday, May 31

–Independence Day – Monday, July 5

–Labor Day – Monday, September 6

–Thanksgiving Week – November 22 to 27

IN-PERSON CLASSES

Due to concerns of the spread of COVID-19, in-person classes have currently been cancelled until further notice. We are currently offering virtual private ESL instruction, group classes and workshops. For more information on our ESL program, please contact our adult education coordinator, Caitlin Webb, cwebb@thelaa.org

Weekly Classes

TBD

Saturday Classes

20 Hours

10 Weeks (2 hours class once a Week)

Session Dates

TBD

Session Dates

January 11 – March 22

SCHEDULE

TBD

SCHEDULE

INTRO LEVEL ONLY

Afternoon Classes

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

FEE

Tuition: $95*

FEE

Tuition: $70*

*NOTE:

Early Registration

If you are a Returning student and register for the next session no later than the last day of your current session, you will have a discount of $5 and pay $90.

Late Registration

Registrations received during the first week of class will incur in an additional fee of $25 (valid for new and returning students). No registrations will be accepted after the first week of class.

Refund Policy

If for some reason you are not able to attend your class, we are happy to offer a partial refund only if you make the request during the first week of class, via email to psaavedra@thelaa.org. After the first week, only special cases will be considered for partial refunds. Unless you request the refund within four (3) months after payment, no refunds will be given.

Holidays

Please note that our office is going to be closed during the holidays. There won’t be classes scheduled the following dates:

–MLK day – Monday, January 18

–Memorial Day – Monday, May 31

–Independence Day – Monday, July 5

–Labor Day – Monday, September 6

–Thanksgiving Week – November 22 to 27

CORPORATE CLASSES

We are Atlanta’s largest provider of language instruction for over 20 years. We offer:

Instruction that develops strong language skills.

A customized curriculum designed for your company’s particular needs

Opportunity to improve cross-cultural communication.

CONTACT:

Caitlin Webb

cwebb@thelaa.org

404.982.6895

PRIVATE CLASSES

Our Private ESL classes offer high-quality, tailored instruction. Classes are taught by professional, native-speaking instructors and can be one-one-one or in group of two or three students in order to meet the student’s specific needs. At this moment, our classes are offered online only via Zoom.

CONTACT:

Patricia Saavedra

psaavedra@thelaa.org

404.638.1837