English as a Second Language (ESL)

The English as a Second Language (ESL) Program offers on-going classes for all levels in several locations throughout Haywood County. These classes are designed for international students who want to improve their English reading, writing, and speaking skills. ESL topics in class include academic and business English, American culture, life skills, pronunciation, rights and responsibilities of citizenship, U.S. History and Government, and computer skills. Morning and evening classes are offered free of charge, and texts and materials are provided.

 

Why Study English as a Second Language?

The English as a Second Language Program can help you to:

  • Earn more money.

  • Get a better job.

  • Attend college or enroll in other educational opportunities.

  • Help your children with homework.

  • Learn civics to prepare for the citizenship test.


To enroll in ESL

To receive information about English as a Second Language (ESL) opportunities, please contact our Lead ESL instructor, Amanda Muri at samuri@haywood.edu or call our office at (828) 627-4648.  

 

College & Career Readiness

  • Patricia Smith
    Dean
    Phone number: 627-4618
    Office/building: 379, Arts & General Education
  • Melody Chandler
    Chief Examiner
    Phone number: 627-4700
    Office/building: 378, Arts & General Education
  • Rachel Clark
    LEIS Assessment & Retention Specialist
    Phone number: 627-4644
    Office/building: 376, Arts & General Education
  • Bari Lynn Jefferys
    Instructor, AHS/GED
    Phone number: 627-4648
    Office/building: 372, Arts & General Education
  • Amanda Muri
    Instructor, ESL
    Phone number: 627-4648
    Office/building: 319, Arts & General Education
  • James Robertson
    Instructor, ABE/GED
    Phone number: 627-4648
    Office/building: 372, Arts & General Education
  • Brittany Shay Teague
    Instructor, AHS/GED
    Phone number: 565-4181
    Office/building: 319, Arts & General Education