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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. 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 ESL take a placement assessment before enrolling into a class. The assessment is given to help determine which class level would be best for the learner. Students will also complete an orientation and educational plan. This takes approximately 2½ hours.

Placement assessment is offered as follows (except holidays): 
Summer Semester Assessment Schedule:
Monday - Friday

For the English as a Second Language placement assessment information, please call 714-628-5900. Children are not allowed in the assessment room.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Program 


ESL Levels

Specialty Classes

Accelerate your English skills with    
specialty classes!

  • ESL-300, Literacy
  • ESL-301, Beginning Low
  • ESL-302, Beginning High 
  • ESL-303, Intermediate Low
  • ESL-304, Intermediate High
  • ESL-305, Advanced Low
  • ESL-306, Advanced High
  • Conversation
  • Pronunciation
  • Writing
  • Advanced Grammar & Writing
  • English for Work
  • Civics/Citizenship

ESL Pathways to Success

If you are in the following ESL level, you can start the following programs or classes:

Beginning Low - HighIntermediate Low - HighIntermediate Low - High
  • GED in Spanish
  • Computer Classes
  • Career Certificates
  • GED in Spanish
  • Computer Classes
  • Career Certificates
  • GED in Spanish
  • Computer Classes
  • Career Certificates
  • Adult Basic  Education
  • High School Diploma
  • College Credit Classes


Meet with our Counselors for educational planning!

714-628-5929


SUMMARY OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) AND ASSESSMENTS 
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SUMMARY OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) AND ASSESSMENTS 
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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) ​