Have you ever traveled overseas where you didn’t speak the language and had no one to translate for you? I have, and it can be quite intimidating. To even order a coffee or get directions to a restaurant definitely raises your blood pressure several notches. Likewise, it is just as stressful for many immigrants when they come here not knowing English.
However, one local organization is helping to change this by providing ESL --or English as a Second Language-- classes to adult learners.