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ADULT BASIC SKILLS

Adult students who want to improve their skills in reading, writing, and mathematics may enroll in our Adult Basic Skills classes. These classes are combined with our Test Preparation classes. For details on these classes, visit our High School Equivalency Opportunities page. 

 

STUDENT LEARNER OUTCOMES: See Learner Outcomes (ABE) for a description of Student Learner Outcomes.

 

ONLINE RESOURCES AND TUTORING SERVICES

Go to these web sites for resources that will help you improve your skills:

READING PROGRAM: The Reading Program of the Santa Clara County Library offers personal tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading skills. Visit the READING PROGRAM web site or call (408) 262-1349.

KHAN ACADEMY: Free online tutoring and resources for math, sciences, and humanities, with many opportunities to practice your skills.

HIPPOCAMPUS: Free resources for Math, English, Social Studies, and Sciences.

PURPLEMATH: Free online tutoring that will help you develop skill and confidence in Algebra.

COOLMATH: Bored by Math? Confused by Math? Hate Math? This site provides lots of lessons, practices, and references that try to make it fun to improve your Math skills.

AAA MATH: thousands of interactive arithmetic lessons that will help you improve your skills and confidence.

FREERICE: This site gives you a chance to practice your vocabulary. You can start with beginning-level vocabulary, and choose higher levels to challenge yourself.

MERRIAM-WEBSTER’S LEARNER’S DICTIONARY: An online American English dictionary for students of English as a Second Language and other students who want to improve their language arts skills.