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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Future Registration Dates will be posted below when space becomes available.

ESL Registration is currently closed.  All classes are full.
Future Registration Dates will be posted below when space becomes available.

  • Please fill out the pre-registration link below to save time on your registration day.
  • Check back regularly for upcoming dates.
All Orientation Sessions are Walk In Only.  First come, first serve.

All Orientation Sessions are Walk In Only.  First come, first serve.

  • Open Sessions can accommodate the first 45 people only.
  • Space is limited.
  • Clients of the Job Center may be eligible for priority enrollment.  
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are open and free to all persons 18 year of age and older.

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are open and free to all persons 18 year of age and older.

Ask about our Community Based ESL classes!  

Community ESL Classes 
Ask about our Community Based ESL classes!  

  • Evening Classes
  • Not on the EGACE Campus, but in YOUR community!
  • New classes and locations are being added.  Please check back for updates to see what is in your neighborhood.
ESL Foundations Classes 

ESL Foundations Classes 

Leveled Classes

  • Pre-Literacy**
  • Beginning Low
  • Beginning High
  • Intermediate Low
  • Intermediate High
  • Advanced
 
2024 Spring Schedule
 
Morning classes are in person four (4) days per week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday).  
  • 8:30 am-10:00 am
  • 10:15 am-11:45 pm
 
Evening classes are in person, two (2) days per week
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 pm-8:30 pm  
 
Can't attend in person?  Enroll in our Burlington English Distance Learning class! 
 
Burlington English Distance Learning (BEDL)
  • Burlington English is a Web based English speech recognition program. Students will improve their pronunciation, increase their vocabulary, learn grammar, and practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. Students can learn and practice English wherever they can log onto a computer. Students communicate with the teacher by email. This course is best suited for students with a beginning high to advanced English level who are comfortable using a computer.
 
adult student taking a test
ESL Academic Applications Classes

ESL Academic Applications Classes

Academic Classes are designed to build academic reading and writing skills to reinforce ESL and transfer to career training or college. 
 
Citizenship Classes Available
  • Preparation for the U.S. naturalization interview and examination.  Overview of American history and government, geography, and the duties and rights of citizenship.  Study of basic written and spoken English in a context specific to the naturalization application, interview, and civics questions.  This class is for students of all English levels who are eligible to become U.S. Citizens.
 
Communication Skills
  • Increase ability to effectively communicate in English and gain confidence to move forward with personal, educational and career goals.  Practice listening, speaking and pronunciation, learn about and use specific English for use in the community and life skills, and learn new vocabulary words.  This class is for students with a beginning high to advanced English level who are comfortable using a computer.
 
Grammar & Writing I
  • This ESL basic grammar course will provide an introduction into the foundations of English grammar with topics covering parts of speech, sentence structure, simple and progressive verb tenses, and writing basics. This class is for students with a beginning to intermediate English level.
 
Grammar and Writing II
  • This course focuses on skills or competencies that students need to succeed in an academic program and is designed to build grammar and composition skills necessary for academic writing. Academic vocabulary is incorporated into the course. Additionally, students will utilize classroom technology (computers, laptops) and access online resources created to enhance grammar and composition skills.  This class is for students with an intermediate high to advanced English level.
 
 
 
 
 

Please contact school for information (916) 686 – 7717