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English Basic Skills (EBS) classes are for students 18 years of age or older who are just beginning to study English. These classes address listening, speaking, reading and writing skills that are used for everyday life.


How to Get Started

  1. Find a class that works for your schedule.
  2. Attend a registration date at the class location (listed below). New student will take a reading assessment during registration that lasts for an hour.
  3. For more information, please contact the English Language Learning office at 410-777-2901 or email esloffice@aacc.edu

Times and Locations

AACC at Arundel Mills

7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, MD 21076

Classes offered:
  • 9-11:30 a.m., Monday/Wednesday
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Monday/Wednesday
  • 9-11:30 a.m., Tuesday/Thursday
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

Winter classes start on Jan. 21.

Brock Bridge Elementary

405 Brock Bridge Road, Laurel, MD 20724

Classes offered:
  • 5:30-8 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

Winter classes start on Feb. 4.

Brooklyn Park Community Library

1 East 11th Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21225

Classes offered: 
  • 9:30-11:30 a.m., Friday

Winter classes start on Jan. 17.

Brooklyn Park Senior Center

202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn, MD 21225

Classes offered:
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wednesday/Friday

Winter classes start on Jan. 15.

Edgewater Elementary School

121 Washington Road, Edgewater, MD 21037

Classes offered:
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

Winter classes start on Feb. 4.

Glen Burnie Town Center

101 Crain Highway N., Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Classes offered:
  • 9 a.m.-noon Monday through Thursday.
  • 6-8:30 p.m. Monday/Wednesday.
  • 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesday/Thursday.
  • 9 a.m.-noon Saturday.

Winter classes start on Jan. 15.

Maryland City/Russett Branch Library

3501 Russett Common, Laurel, MD 20724

Classes offered:
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

Winter classes start on Jan. 21.

Mount Olive Community Center

2 Hicks Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401

Classes offered:
  • 9 a.m.-noon, Monday-Thursday
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Monday/Wednesday
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Tuesday/Thursday

Winter classes start on Jan. 15.

North County High School

10 1st Avenue East, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Classes offered:
  • 5:30-8 p.m., Monday/Wednesday

Winter classes start on Feb. 3.

Odenton Regional Library

1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton, MD 21113

Classes offered:
  • 6-8:30 p.m., Monday/Wednesday

Winter classes start on Jan. 22.

Pip Moyer Recreation Center

273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis, MD 21403

Classes offered:
  • 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday

Winter classes start on Jan. 18.


Class Registration

Winter Registration Dates

AACC at Arundel Mills

  • 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 15
  • 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 16

Brock Bridge Elementary School

  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 23
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 30

Brooklyn Park Library

Registration is on the first day of class at 9 a.m. on Jan. 17.

Brooklyn Park Senior Center

Registration is on first day of class at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 15.

Edgewater Elementary School

  • 6-8 p.m., Jan. 21
  • 6-8 p.m., Jan. 28

Glen Burnie Town Center

  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 7
  • 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 8
  • 9-11 a.m., Jan. 11
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 13
  • 9-11 a.m., Jan. 14

Maryland City Library

Registration is on the first day of class at 6 p.m. on Jan. 21.

Mount Olive Community Center

  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 6
  • 9-11 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 9
  • 9-11 a.m., Jan. 13

North County High School

  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 22
  • 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jan. 29

Odenton Regional Library

Registration is on the first day of class at 6 p.m. on Jan. 22.

Pip Moyer Recreation Center

  • 9-11 a.m., Jan. 11

For information call the Glen Burnie Town Center office at 410-777-2901.


Class Cost

A grant from the state of Maryland enables the college to offer integrated skills classes at no cost to students who reside in Anne Arundel County.

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