Become A Student
Learn at Aquinas Literacy Center
How We Teach
Our motto “Each One, Teach One,” highlights our one-on-one learning experience of care and compassion. Using a proven method and following a curriculum, students learn the English language in a step-by-step process. The focus is on developing conversation skills for those who have limited English-language proficiency.
What Students Receive
- English-only instruction
- Prepared, appropriate and relevant lessons based on the learner’s individual needs and goals
- Regular assessments with detailed and accurate records of learner’s progress
- A sensitive and compassionate learning environment with regular communication from the administrative team
Required Student Qualifications
- At least 18 years of age
- Must have childcare during tutoring
- Must have literacy in first language (at least 5 years of schooling)
- Must provide a working phone number
- Available to meet for 90-minutes at the same time each week during center hours and maintain a consistent schedule
- Priority will be given to prospective learners who live in McKinley Park
What Students Say
Well, I took English classes, because it is necessary for good communication, with doctors, teachers, friends, etc. In Aquinas I found excellent tutors, flexible schedules, a pleasant environment, it is a good opportunity that they offer to all people regardless wherever you come from, all are welcome, thank you AQUINAS.
The staff in Aquinas Literacy Center are very helpful and passionate, they helped me a lot, and Aquinas Literacy Center is my first community family in the United States.
Become a Student
To participate in our English program as a student, those interested must contact Aquinas Literacy Center to schedule an appointment during our regular hours of operation from September through May. We do not accept registrations on behalf of another person.
To schedule a registration appointment, please call (773) 927-0512
All tutoring is free of charge. Textbooks cost $25.00
If you have been matched with a tutor, please use the form below to pay for your textbooks.