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English Language Learning (ELL)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • FREE classes for English language learners
  • Levels from beginning to advanced offered during the day and evening
  • Classes are noncredit (0 units) and can be repeated 
  • Practice and improve speaking, listening, reading, writing, pronunciation and grammar skills
  • Develop and improve college and career readiness skills 

STEPS TO ENROLL

Step 1: Complete admission application

Step 2: Take the CASAS pretest to determine placement level for ELL classes

Step 3: View Online New Student Orientation: https://www.screencast.com/t/sgiTbqR7j

Step 4: Register for classes


TYPE OF CLASSES WE OFFER

​Multi-Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing
​Grammar - All Levels 
​Citizenship Preparation 
​ELL for Parents with Elementary School Children
​English Skills for Career Preparation
​English Skills for Career Advancement
​Speaking about Fiction
​Speaking about Non-fiction
​Listening & Speaking - Transition to College Academics
​Reading & Writing - Transition to College Academics


SPRING 2021 CLASS SCHEDULE 

Visit the website below and choose "Intersession/Spring 2021" as the term and "ELL English Language Learning" as the subject to view a full list of classes. 


PLACEMENT 

New students are encouraged to take the CASAS pretest to determine which classes are best for their current skill level. Please contact the Adult Education Office for placement questions or to take the online assessment.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

  • ELL classes are open to anyone in the community 18 years or older.*

  • ELL classes are noncredit (0 units) and are not applicable towards an associate's degree.**

  • Classes are tuition-free, but most classes require a textbook. Students are responsible for purchasing a textbook, if required. 

*Students under 18 years old should contact the Enrollment Center for admissions information. ELL classes are not intended for international students. 

CREDIT ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) 

Students who would like to earn college credit while learning English should visit the ESL Webpage for more information about the credit program. 


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CONTACT US

Adult Education Office
Text: (714) 559-0452

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