English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language Classes

Our program offers multiple levels of English as a Second Language classes, from the basics of the alphabet and numbers to the advanced levels for students preparing for college or a career.  At each level, students develop their English skills through reading, writing, listening and speaking activities.  Students learn how to use English in real life situations in American culture. The English as a Second Language program is an open entry program. Students may register and enter classes at any time.


English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learn English to improve employment opportunities, help your children with their schoolwork, prepare to continue your education, and to become more involved in your community.  ESL classes teach grammar, vocabulary, writing, reading, speaking, and life skills.  (15 student minimum requirement.)  19-week class


This is an Open Entry/Open Exit class.  New Students and students not enrolled by the 1st week of classes will be required to attend an orientation meeting and take a placement test.

SEC# LEVEL HOURS DAYS INSTRUCTOR ROOM FEE
300101 Beginning 8:30-11:30 AM M/W/F Staff CEC 12 No Charge
300301 Intermediate 8:30-12:00 PM T/Th Staff CEC 12 No Charge
300501 Advanced 8:30-11:30 AM T/W/Th Staff CEC 9 No Charge
300201 Beginning 6:00-8:30 PM T/W/Th Staff CEC 12 No Charge
300601 Int/Adv 6:00-8:30 PM T/W/Th Staff CEC 9 No Charge

Computer Basics for ESL

This class is designed for students who can read, write, and speak at a High Intermediate ESL Level. If you are an LAE ESL student or a second language learner in the community who would like to learn more about computers, this is the class for you! Topics covered will include:

  • How to use Windows and Windows programs such as MS Office Word.
  • How to work with and share computer files.
  • How to send emails.
  • How to access and use the Internet, including working with Cloud.

Preparation for U.S. Citizenship

This class is designed for students who can read, write, and speak at a High Intermediate ESL Level.  Learn U.S. History and Government, the “100 Questions”, and interview skills to pass the Citizenship Test. Students will take an English Skills Test on the first day in class to determine level.  (15 student minimum requirement.)  11-week class

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