PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • FREE classes for English language learners
  • Levels from beginning to advanced offered during the day and evening
  • Online and on-campus classes available
  • Classes are noncredit (0 units) and can be repeated
  • Practice and improve speaking, listening, reading, writing, pronunciation and grammar skills
  • Develop and improve college and career readiness skills

STEPS TO ENROLL

TYPE OF CLASSES WE OFFER
Multi-Skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing Grammar - All Levels
Pronunciation - All Levels ELL for Parents with Elementary School Children
English Skills for Career Preparation English Skills for Career Advancement
Citizenship Preparation Speaking about Fiction & Non-fiction
Listening & Speaking - Transition to College Reading & Writing - Transition to College

SPRING 2023 CLASS SCHEDULE

Visit the Class Schedule and choose "Intersession/Spring 2023" as the term and "ELL English Language Learning" as the subject to view a full list of classes.

LEVEL PLACEMENT

New students are encouraged to take the assessment test to determine which classes are best for their current skill level. Please contact the Adult Education Office for placement questions or to take the online assessment.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • ELL classes are open to anyone in the community 18 years or older.*
  • ELL classes are noncredit (0 units) and are not applicable towards an associate's degree.
  • Classes are tuition-free, but some classes require a textbook. Students are responsible for purchasing a textbook, if required.

*Students under 18 years old should contact the Enrollment Center for admissions information. ELL classes are not intended for international students.

CREDIT ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL)

Students who would like to earn college credit while learning English should visit the ESL Webpage for more information about the credit program.

Contact Us

Adult Education Office
Call/Text: (714) 432-6897
Email: adulteducation@occ.cccd.edu
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