English as a Second Language (ESL)
The courses are divided into six proficiency levels (Beginning, Beginning High, Intermediate, Intermediate High, Advanced, and Advanced High) in three programs (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced) and four skill areas (Listening, Speaking, Reading &Vocabulary, and Writing & Grammar). The full-time ESL student takes a cluster of Listening & Speaking, Academic Reading, Academic Writing and English Grammar totaling 20 hours per week for 6 Weeks. All levels provide daily communication practice in speaking and listening, reading, writing, and communicative grammar. In addition, students work with audio, video, computer software, the Internet and an online grammar program.
Entrance to any level requires successful completion of the previous level or a placement test. Courses are open to any person 18 years of age or older who can profit from instruction