ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)
ESL classes provide English language instruction for students at all levels of English proficiency. This program includes core ESL classes from beginning levels through intermediate levels, and specialty class options are also available.
Welcome to the Program
Enrollment and Orientation Procedures
Individuals interested in taking classes in the ESL Program take a placement assessment before enrolling into a class. The student's score on the assessment determines the appropriate level of English class. The assessment and orientation take approximately two hours.
Call the Registration desk for an appointment to take the placement assessment at (714) 628-5900.
All classes are free of charge and open entry/open exit.
Textbook purchase is available at the OEC Bookstore.
ESL Civics/Citizenship (ESL-120) - Introduces students to U.S. citizenship and the naturalization process, U.S. history, government, and prepares students for the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services USCIS interview and exam. (Elective class)Preparación para pasar el examen oral y escrito de ciudadanía. Los estudiantes aprenderán historia, gobierno y el proceso de naturalización de los Estados Unidos. (Clase electiva)