English as a second language, citizenship classes offered in Richland

Free English as a second language and citizenship classes are under way at West Side Church in Richland.

Classes are 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and include six levels of language training, including a writing/grammar class and a vocabulary/conversation class. Students should bring paper and a pen.

The citizenship class offers preparation for the U.S. citizenship exam. Enrollment is open until Sept. 29 or until the class fills up. Another session starts in January.

Students must have basic English reading, writing and speaking skills.

Enrollment in the ESL class is ongoing throughout the year.

Free child care is available for kids 6 months through elementary age.

West Side Church is at 603 Wright Ave. For more information, call 509-943-9942.