English Language Classes

Miami Valley Career Technology Center’s Aspire program offers free ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes at different locations around Montgomery, Greene, and Preble counties. Students will learn the following skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Classes are offered in-person and online.

Class options include beginning to advanced levels, College & Career Prep for Professionals, Culinary Food Handler, English for Healthcare, GED preparation, and Culinary Supervisor.

The Aspire program also offers free workplace education and adult readiness classes to individuals with or without a high school diploma. Services available: foundational math, reading, and writing skills; Adult Secondary Education/High School Equivalency preparation (GED/HiSET); transition services that help students develop essential skills for employment, college or trade school; life skills, employability skills, and computer literacy; workplace education services that are offered in collaboration with an employer to increase the productivity of the workforce; and, distance education classes that enhance learning using technology.

For more information on ESOL classes or to ask questions, call (937) 461-3332 or email aspire@mvctc.com.

Other English Language Resources

Dayton Metro Library

Mango Languages and Transparent Languages Online are language learning programs. Both are available outside the library     with a library card. Patrons can use a traditional library car, acquired onsite at any library location, or an eCard, which can be registered for on the website. 

Mango Languages  - Click here for more info on how to access Mango Languages

Transparent Languages Online - Click here for more information on how to access Transparent Languages Online 

Practice your English conversational skills in a friendly, casual atmosphere. Dayton Metro Library's Talk Tables connect English Language Learners with Library Volunteers who can help you become more comfortable speaking English. 

Talk Tables - Click here for more information. 

Sinclair College  

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program. Contact Paul Carbonaro at paul.carbonaro@sinclair.edu or click here for more information. 

University of Dayton

Intensive English Program (IEP). Contact iep@udayton.edu or click here for more information. 

Wright State University

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program. Contact Robert Rubin at robert.rubin@wright.edu or click here for more information.