[LEWISBURG, W.Va.] New River Community and Technical College is offering a basic English class specifically for those learning the English language as a second language at the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg starting Monday, January 28. The ten-week class will meet on Monday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. Participants will learn basic vocabulary and grammar to help them improve their communication skills in phone conversations, small talk and for survival. Instructor Amber Sayre-Asano has more than ten years of experience teaching ESL, and comes from a multi-cultural family. She teaches English at New River CTC and has taught at WVU, Marshall University and Fairmont State University. Tuition for the class is $100. Preregistration is required by January 23. To register, visit www.newriver.edu/community or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101, firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jeanne Stone (304-883-2469, email@example.com). New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training. New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeastern West Virginia from the Greenbrier Valley Campus (Lewisburg), Mercer County Campus (Princeton), Nicholas County Campus (Summersville) and Raleigh County Campus (Beaver).