Adult Literacy Classes
Frequently asked questions
1. When and where can I take your classes?
2. Are your classes available online?
We do not offer adult online classes.
3. How many locations do you have?
There is only one location for NLI classes.
4. What do I have to do to enroll in NLI adult literacy classes?
It is helpful to you and important to us that you are placed in a class that will be most beneficial to you. We require potential students to come to NLI Educational Training Center to take a few standardized tests to determine a current reading and spelling level for placement purposes. The charge for this screening is $25. Classes are organized by semesters like most universities. Each semester is 16 weeks, including a one-week break each semester. The spring semester begins in mid-January and ends in early May. The fall semester begins in late August and ends in early December. Appointments for the screening can be made year-round. The spring semester begins in mid-January and ends in early May. The fall semester begins in mid-August and ends in early December. Appointments for the screening can be made all year round.
5. What does it cost and how do I pay?
Thanks to generous donors who support our adult literacy classes, the tuition for 60 hours of class is only $200 per semester. Payment is due the first evening of class. If you are unable to pay in full, payment plans can be arranged.
6. What could be the source of my reading problem?
7. What will I learn in your adult literacy classes?
They are designed to teach the following:
Decoding: phonemic awareness, the six syllable types, syllable division strategies;
Fluency: developing automatic recognition of words and fluent oral reading;
Vocabulary: study of words, word parts, word origins;