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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):
Spring Semester Assessment Schedule:
    Tuesday 5:30 pm CHAP
    Wednesday 1:30 pm CHAP 
    Saturday 8:30 am CHAP

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!

Literacy 

Beginning 1 

Beginning 2 

Beginning 3 

Intermediate 1 

Intermediate 2 

Intermediate 3


 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 1-3

GED in Spanish
Computer Classes
Career Certificates

Intermediate 1

GED in Spanish
Computer Classes
Career Certificates

Intermediate 2-3

GED in Spanish
 Computer Classes
Career Certificates
Adult Basic Education
High School Diploma
College Credit Classes

 

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) 

SUMMARY OF STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (SLOs) AND ASSESSMENTS 
FOR CITIZENSHIP COURSES CLICK TO VIEW