Low-cost English classes for adults
Founded more than 40 years ago, Beaverton Literacy Council (BLC) is a community-based, all volunteer organization. Our volunteers, many of whom have been with BLC for many years, are trained to offer positive, encouraging tutoring experiences.

To become a student
For 2019-2020:
  • Morning classes are open for new students. 
  • Evening Level 1 class is open for new students.
  • Evening Introduction to English and Levels 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 are FULL. Sorry!
  • We may start a new evening Introduction to English class. Please contact admin@beavertonliteracy.org for information.
LAST new student test for 2019:
  • Wednesday, September 18, 7pm
    at Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ
    5150 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005
  • Come at 7pm. Stay for 2 hours.
  • The test is free.
  • You do not need to register for the test. 

Click here to get an email when the tests are near.

** NEW FREE Conversation Groups **
For intermediate & advanced speakers
You do not need to take a test.
Click here to sign up one time, then come to any group at any time! 
  • Starts SEPT 16: 10:00-11:15am Mondays
  • 10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR 97223 
  • Starts SEPT 18: 10:00-11:15am Wednesdays
    10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR 97223
  • Starts SEPT 18: 7-8pm Wednesdays 
    10330 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Tigard, OR 97223 
  • Started already: 7-8pm Wednesdays
    4755 SW Griffith Drive, Beaverton OR 97005
    In the building, see the sign for "Beaverton Literacy Council"
Beaverton Literacy Council is completely run and staffed by volunteers; you can help! Click here for our volunteer page.

-> Read our students' wonderful stories in the
BLC Student Storybook!
-> To find other classes around Portland, visit the Portland ESL Network.