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  • English as a Second Language

    Lewis and Clark Community College provides free English as a Second Language Classes. You're invited to have fun and improve your English, make new friends in the community, pursue your goals and achieve success.

    Whether you're just beginning or want extra practice, our multilevel classes will help you improve your reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Improve your job communication, help your children in school, continue your education or reach your personal goals. 

    How to Start

    Lewis and Clark Community College campuses are currently closed due to COVID-19. Please contact us at to learn more about getting started in this program.


    Online classes now available!

    N.O. Nelson Campus

    Room 104 Building N3
    600 Troy Road, Edwardsville, IL

    Monday through Thursday
    9 a.m. – noon

    Tuesday and Thursday
    5 p.m. – 9 p.m.