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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL classes offer daily instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing.  Based upon individual student goals and designed to meet students' language-learning needs, our highly qualified instructors will help you prepare for academic, career-technical and personal growth opportunities.  Our classes teach to all levels from beginning through advanced, and cover reading and writing skills, grammar, context and fluency.


ALL classes are FREE!


SPRING 2019 ESL Registration:  T, W,Th, January 22, 23 and 24, Room 305


Daytime Registration:  9:00 am - 11:00 am only

Evening Registration:  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm only

Fall Semester Dates:  Jan. 28 - June 6, 2019



Daytime Class Schedule:

M, T, W, Th 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Assad, Drew, Marston, Sigler, Patel, Utash


Evening Class Schedule:

M, T, W, Th 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Assad, Eborn, Diez, Patel


ESL / Distance Learning Alternative

Can't come to a regularly scheduled class?  Want to continue studying English at home in addition to your other classes? Have a computer at home?  Join distance learning;  students are provided with course materials and online access to curriculum from home.  Students meet regularly with the teacher to monitor progress and receive support.


Class is FREE!

Dates:  Jan. 29 - June 4 (alternate Tuesdays)



6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Room 205




2:30 pm - 6:00 pm

by appt. 



Dates:  Jan. 28 - June 6


Conversation and Pronunciation Class

T,Th (beginning)      

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Room 208



M, W (intermediate

and above)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Room 208



Intermediate Grammar 

M, W                         

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Room 206



Basic Computers I

M, W

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Room 102




Intermediate Level Reading/Writing

T, Th

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Room 205




ESL Skill Building Classes

The ESL Conversation and Pronunciation Class (Beg. - Int.) is a fun and engaging course designed to use general, academic, and workplace English to help students improve their confidence in a range of speaking situations.  The lessons are based on realistic conversations in America.  The class will focus on American speaking customs for better communication, listening and an emphasis on phonics to assist  accent reduction, pronunciation, and smoother conversations.


Class is FREE!

ESL Support/Basic Machine Shop Class

Students will receive hands-on training in how to use lathes, mills, hand tools and surface grinders.  Blueprint-reading and Machine Shop math are also covered.  This is the first step in getting a career in the manufacturing industry.


Prerequisites:  Intermediate Level in ESL - 210 or above CASAS test score.


Course Fee: $480 (WIOA assistance available)


ESL support time:  T, Th -  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm   Room 305  Utash


Machine Shop Hours:

M - Th 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Sat. 9:00 am - 2:00 pm     Room 606    Lindskog

Do you want to improve your English skills?  Would you like to communicate better with your neighbors and friends?  Is your goal to get a job or a promotion?  Do you need help preparing for the USCIS citizenship exam?  We can help you!  We offer both morning and evening classes for Beginning through Advanced ESL.  For more information please call 805.579.6200, ext. 1735.