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ESOL: The English for Speakers of Other Languages program prepares students to communicate in English, to improve job skills, and to further their technical and academic studies.  Classes focus on life skills, reading, test-taking skills, listening, speaking and writing.  Students advance through the different levels at their own rate of learning.  All ESOL levels are open entry/open exit.  Students may register for multiple classes, up to 35 hours of instruction per week.  A non-refundable Assessment Fee of $15 and a $20 Student Activity Fee will be charged once per school year.  Photo ID required at the time of testing/registration.

ESOL Schedules:

PeriodDays of WeekTimeHours
MorningMonday – Friday8:00am – 11:00am15 hours per week
AfternoonMonday – Friday11:30am – 2:30pm15 hours per week
NightMonday – Thursday5:00pm – 9:00pm16 hours per week
WeekendSaturday8:00am – 12:00pm4 hours per week

Online Delivery:

Monday- Sunday:  Students must have access to the internet on a daily basis to complete classwork.  An at-home computer with high speed internet access is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.  Students must work for a minimum of 600 minutes per week.

Online ESOL Levels:  High Beginning, Low Intermediate, High Intermediate and Advanced.

Office Hours and Contact (room 850):

Phone: (754) 321-5837 and (754) 321-5765

Email:  [email protected]

Monday - Friday8:00am - 2:00pm

*Schedule and hours are subject to change without notice.

Program Cost:

$30 Tuition
$15* (CASAS) Assessment Fee (nonrefundable)
$20* Student Activity Fee (nonrefundable/charged once per school year)
*Fees are payable by cash, MasterCard or Visa
*Books, Headsets and Material fees are extra

The Council on Occupational Education (COE) does not accredit avocational programs such as ESOL, ABE, GED®, or AAAE.  In addition, these programs do not qualify for Title IV financial aid assistance.

Adult General Education classes trimester calendar: