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.

Mission
The Beaverton Literacy Council provides adult instruction in English literacy, English as a Second Language, and U.S. Citizenship.

Volunteer
Beaverton Literacy Council is completely run and staffed by volunteers; you can help! Click here for our volunteer page.

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Find classes around Portland
Visit the Portland ESL Network to find classes all over the Portland area.
** FREE Conversation Group **
  • The conversation group has ended. We're working on setting it up for the summer. Look here again or fill in this form to find out when it starts.
  • You do not need to register - come when you can
  • For intermediate & advanced speakers (you do not need to take a test)
  • Every Wednesday, 7-8pm 

To become a student
New students must take a placement test. Tests are in August to start class in September.

Come to 1 placement test at Bethel - 5150 SW Watson Ave, Beaverton, OR 97005:

  • Tuesday, August 21, 7pm
  • Thursday, August 23, 9am
  • Wednesday, August 29, 7pm
  • Tuesday, September 4, 7pm
  • Wednesday, September 5, 9am
OR Saturday, September 8, 9am at 15050 SW Weir Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007

Click here to receive an email when the next test dates are near.

See the 2018 BLC Student Storybook!