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Summer 2021

No ESL classes this Summer.

The ESL office will be closed until August 10.

Fall 2021

Click here for more information on our Fall 2021 ESL and Citizenship classes.

Registration

New and returning students can register online beginning JULY 6. You will be contacted by phone after August 2 to confirm your registration.

Los estudiantes nuevos y los que regresan pueden registrarse en línea a partir del 6 de julio. Nos comunicaremos con usted por teléfono después del 2 de agosto para confirmar su registro.


In-person registration will run from August 10 - 13 in Room 305.


On-campus classes begin August 16. We look forward to seeing you!

CONTACT

For questions, please contact the ESL department during office hours:

805.579.6200 ext. 1735


Beginning August 2:

Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Beginning August 10:

Monday - Friday

5:30 - 8:30 pm

Learn English

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!

 

FALL 2021 - DAYTIME CLASS

Dates: August 16, 2021 - January 13, 2022

Day: Monday - Thursday

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Room: 305

Prerequisites: ESL students will be pre-tested at registration and must post-test prior to exiting the program or at the end of classes. CASAS score is used to place students in the appropriate level ESL class (low, intermediate, high). See sidebar for information on registration and testing.

 

FALL 2021 - EVENING CLASS

Dates: August 16, 2021 - January 13, 2022

Day: Monday - Thursday

Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Room: 305

Prerequisites: ESL students will be pre-tested at registration and must post-test prior to exiting the program or at the end of classes. CASAS score is used to place students in the appropriate level ESL class (low, intermediate, high). See sidebar for information on registration and testing.

ESL / Distance Learning Alternative

Can't come to a regularly scheduled class? Have a computer at home? Our distance learning program provides students with course materials and online access to curriculum from home. Students meet one-on-one with the teacher to monitor progress and receive support. By appointment only.

Class is FREE!

 

FALL 2021

Dates: August 16, 2021 - January 13, 2022

Day: Monday - Thursday

Time: By appointment only

Room: 211

Prerequisites: ESL students will be pre-tested at registration and must post-test prior to exiting the program or at the end of classes. CASAS score is used to place students in the appropriate level ESL class (low, intermediate, high). See sidebar for information on registration and testing.

 

integrated education and training (iet)

Learn a new career while improving your English. Integrated Education and Training (IET) is a new program, combining our English as a Secondary Language (ESL) classes with our Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. Complete a trade certification with ESL support.  Students who meet the prerequisite score of 210+ on the CASAS test are eligible.

 

ESL - IET: General Office Clerk

Learn Microsoft Windows 10, Word, Excel, email, 10-key, and increased typing speed to prepare for a career in local offices. You will receive help with vocabulary, test preparation, and writing.

 

FALL 2021

Dates: August 17, 2021 - January 14, 2022

Day: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Time: TBD

Room: 305

Fee: $200

Prerequisites: 210+ CASAS test score prior to enrollment. Typing speed of 20 words per minute (WPM). See sidebar for information on registration and testing.

 

ESL - IET: Machine Technology

Receive hands-on training in our Machine Technology shop. You will learn how to use lathes, mills, hand tools, and surface grinders, as well as blueprint-reading and shop math. Students will also receive help with speaking, reading, and math skills in English.

 

FALL 2021

Dates: August 17, 2021 - January 13, 2022

Day: Tuesday, Thursday

Time: TBD

Room: 305

Fee: $480 (safety equipment and tools not included)

Prerequisites: 210+ CASAS test score prior to enrollment. See sidebar for information on registration and testing.

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.