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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 

PLACEMENT 

New students are encouraged to take an online assessment 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. 


PROGRAM SEQUENCE (Effective Fall 2020) 



CORE COURSES
(It is recommend to co-enroll in the Multi-Skills and Grammar courses.)

​Low
Beginning
​High 
Beginning
​Low
Intermediate
​High
Intermediate
​Low
Advanced
Multi-Skills*
ELL A016N   
Beginning A
​ELL A026N
Beginning B
​ELL A036N
Intermediate A
​ELL A046N
Intermediate B
​ELL A056N
Low Advanced
​Grammar Support

ELL A027N 

Beginning Grammar Review 

ELL A037N 

Intermediate Grammar 

Review

ELL A047N 

Advanced Grammar 

Review 1 

ELL A057N 

Advanced Grammar 

Review 2

*Multi-skills courses include listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.


​SUPPLEMENTAL COURSES
​ ​ ​ ​ ​

​Low
Beginning
​High
Beginning
​Low
Intermediate
​High
Intermediate
​Low
Advanced
Community Engagement

ELL A020N

Citizenship 1


ELL A21N

Citizenship 2

ELL A030N
Intermediate ELL For Parents: Elementary Years 
ELL A048N 
Speaking about Non-Fiction 

ELL A049N 
Speaking about Fiction​
​Career Development


ELL A043N
Intermediate ELL for Career Development

ELL A044N 

Intermediate ELL for Career Advancement


​Transition to Academics 
(credit courses)


ELL A048N 
Speaking about Non-Fiction 

ELL A049N 
Speaking about Fiction​
ELL A058N

Advanced Listening & Speaking


ELL A059N
Advanced Reading & Writing





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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