ESL/ABE Newsletter – Issue 008 – 07/21/2020
Stay Connected, Stay Learning! | ¡Sigue Conectado, Sigue Aprendiendo!
CONNECT! Connect to the Internet, connect to the world! Our Summer Session started this week! Using the Internet, our students are joining our virtual classes and completing homework assignments.

Did you know ? Ninety percent of the people in the United States use the Internet to research jobs. In this issue, we will help you find free/low-cost Wi-Fi resources and affordable computers. So, you can take full advantage of our virtual classes and find the right job for you. 
By appointment only , registrations are open and taking place virtually from the comfort of your home, or on campus at Chesapeake College located in Wye Mills, MD.   

Make your registration appointment today For ABE/GED classes, contact Danielle Thomas at 410-829-6043 (text), or ged@chesapeake.edu .
For ESL classes, contact Karen Luceti at 410-443-1163 (text), or esl@chesapeake.edu . For NEDP program, contact us via NEDP@chesapeake.edu .
Want to know more? Check our website:
We are at our best when we teach ourselves what we need to learn.
– Anonymous
Job Opportunities published by Chesapeake College
Affordable Technology is available!
Here are some websites for low cost Internet and affordable computers . Check these sites: 
Free Wi-Fi resources:   Public libraries, Starbucks Coffee Houses, Panera Bread Cafes, and many businesses offer free Wi-Fi service that extends to their parking lot. However, due to COVID-19, these locations may be operating on limited hours. Call to find out their operating hours. Below are the addresses and phone numbers of your local libraries and free Wi-Fi locations.

Caroline County Public Libraries and Free Wi-Fi locations:
  • Denton: 100 Market Street, Denton, MD 21629; (410) 479-1343
  • Federalsburg: 123 Morris Avenue, Federalsburg, MD 21632; (410) 754-8397
  • Greensboro: 101 Cedar Lane, Greensboro, MD 21639; (410) 482-2173
  • Free Parking Lot Wi-Fi In Schools,

Dorchester County Public Libraries and Free Wi-Fi locations :
  • Cambridge: 303 Gay Street, Cambridge, MD 21613; (410) 228-7331
  • Hurlock: 222 Main Street, Hurlock, MD 21643
  • Cambridge Free Wi-Fi Map, displaying free Wi-Fi Hotspots in this area
K ent County Public Library and Free Wi-Fi locations
  • Chestertown: 408 High Street, Chestertown, MD 21620; (410) 778-3636
  • Kent Hotspots check this site to learn how to connect and for available locations

Queen Anne’s County Public Libraries and Free Wi-Fi locations :
Talbot County Public Libraries :
  • Easton: 100 W Dover Street, Easton, MD 21601; (410) 822-1626
  • St. Michaels: 106 Fremont Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663; (410) 745-5877

Talbot County Free Wi-Fi Easton Velocity's free drive up hotspots:
  • Name: EU-Public, and no password required.
  • Locations: parking lots of Talbot Town Shopping Center, Idlewild Park, and Moton Park
Star Student of June

Marcia Gobo has been recognized for her continued commitment to her speaking and pronunciation efforts. Marcia has consistently attended class through ZOOM and shows real dedication.  ESL Teacher: Nancy Campbell.

Congratulations to Marcia! 

 This issue's brain game:  

Test your word making skills:
Use the letters in the box to
make 5 five-letter words.
(No proper names):

The answers will be in the next newsletter!  
TEACHER’S CORNER: Solution to last issue’s Brain Game:
A vegetable? P ; a verb used with “we”? R ;
a body of water? C ; an insect? B ; a sensory organ? I .
Share this Newsletter with your family, friends, and coworkers
so they can register for our classes too!
Next newsletter: Family Activities Edition!
Stay Connected, Stay Learning!
Elaine Wilson
ESL and GED Program Director
Chesapeake College
For information on our programs, please contact:
Danielle Thomas, ABE Intake Specialist at 410-829-6043 or
Karen Luceti, ESL Intake Specialist at 410-443-1163