“I Must Learn English”

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How many times a day do you read in English without thinking about it? While you’re driving? When you write a check? When you order at a restaurant? For many of us, reading and using English is second nature, and is an essential part of navigating the day-to-day of the world around us. However, LCNV’s learners don’t take English for …

Class Sign-ups Start Tomorrow!

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Would you like to learn or improve your English in 2019? LCNV has beginning-level classes throughout Northern Virginia to help you! You can find LCNV’s spring class sign-up information at lcnv.org/learn. Do you know somebody who wants to learn English? Share this information with them, and call 703-237-0866 with any questions. You can sign-up for nearly any class at any  location. …

“English Helps Me.”

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While it’s hard to believe that 2018 is almost over, all of us at LCNV are excited for the new possibilities that 2019 holds for adult language and literacy education. In just the past year, LCNV served nearly 1,500 adult learners across all 400-square miles of Northern Virginia. Without your help, this would not have been possible. Below, you’ll find …

“This is my hope.”

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Each year, LCNV serves nearly 1,500 beginning-level English language learners, and helps them achieve their learning goals. In the essay below, LCNV learner Nazifa reflects on all the ways that English helps her at work, in the home, and while travelling. Do you need English classes? Class sign-ups begin in January, click here to view the schedule or call 703-237-0866 for more …

“If I need a job, I need to know English.”

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In the midst of the holiday season, each of us begins to consider what we’d like to do in the next year. For some, travelling is on the agenda, while for others, getting healthy or advancing in a career is important. Regardless of your plans for 2019, knowing English makes these goals far easier to attain. LCNV learner Berthe writes …