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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Despite the many challenges facing individuals with limited English, the ESL program at Palo Alto College offers the opportunity to progress to the skill level they want to attain.

The program is comprised of three levels: Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced level classes to accommodate student proficiency with emphasis and development of functional language skills. These courses focus on listening, reading and writing skills. These courses include an elective class for speaking and conversation.

All students requesting to register for an intermediate or advanced course and have not completed the pre-­‐requisite course, must take the ESL assessment before registering for a class. We administer the assessment every Tuesday from 9am-­‐11am.  Please contact our office at 486-3400 for an appointment. 

The program is comprised of six levels to accommodate student proficiency and increase communicative competence.  The focus of these courses is listening, speaking, reading, conversation, writing and grammar.  Students will be immersed in authentic and standard English at a level that is meaningful and comprehensible while being actively involved in the language learning process.  

Clases de Inglés

Este curso es para personas que tienen conocimientos limitados o ningún conocimiento en ingles y que tengan 17 años o mayores. El curso incluye asesorías en gramática básica, escritura, lectura, conversación y fonética. El curso incluye los niveles Pre-básico, Principiantes, Intermedios e Intermedio-Avanzado. El nivel de estudio se basará en una previa evaluación. 

WINTER SESSION

Course/CRN  Dates Day/Times Payment/Registration Deadline
ESL - Listening 1 1/26- 3/4 MTW/9 a.m.-12 p.m. 1/19/2015
ESL - Listening 2
ESL - Reading 1
ESL - Reading 2
ESL - Writing 1
1/26 - 3/4
1/26 - 3/4
1/26 - 3/4
1/26 - 3/4
MTW/6-9 p.m.
MTW/9 a.m.-12 p.m.
MTW/6-9 p.m.
MTW/6-9 p.m.
1/19/2015
1/19/2015
1/19/2015
1/19/2015

    

 

 

 

 

SPRING SESSION

Course/CRN Dates Day/Times Payment/Registration Deadline
ESL - Listening 1 3/30 - 5/6 MTW/9 a.m.-12 p.m. 3/23/2015
ESL - Listening 2
ESL - Reading 1
ESL - Reading 2
ESL - Writing 1
3/30 - 5/6
3/30 - 5/6
3/30 - 5/6
3/30 - 5/6
MTW/6-9 p.m.
MTW/9 a.m.-12 p.m.
MTW/6-9 p.m.
MTW/6-9 p.m.

3/23/2015
3/23/2015
3/23/2015
3/23/2015

For additional information, please call 210-486-3400.

 
 

Contact Information

Adult Learning Academy 

Contact: Dolores Zapata, Program Manager

dzapata@alamo.edu 

 Phone:
210-486-3410

Fax:
210-486-9169