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.
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): Summer Semester Assessment Schedule:Monday - Friday
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
Accelerate your English skills with specialty classes!
ESL Pathways to Success
If you are in the following ESL level, you can start the following programs or classes:
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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)
Santiago Canyon College is part of the Rancho Santiago Community College District and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges.
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