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Adult ESL
Adult ESL:

Certificates

The AESL program offers three certificates of competency:

Adult English as a Second Language: Beginning Certificate of Competency Noncredit

This sequence of courses is designed to help non-native English language learners acquire basic communication skills and cultural/civic proficiencies used in everyday life situations encountered at home, at school, at work, and in the community. The program prepares students to participate in simple conversations, read and understand basic directions and texts, fill out basic forms, and write simple sentences. It also prepares students for the intermediate level program.

Complete the following courses:

  • AESL 501 Beginning Adult ESL Level 1
  • AESL 502 Beginning Adult ESL Level 2

Adult English as a Second Language: Intermediate Certificate of Competency Noncredit

This sequence of courses is designed to help non-native English language learners strengthen communication skills and cultural/civic proficiencies used in everyday life situations encountered at home, school, at work, and in the community. The program prepares students to engage in conversations on a variety of subjects beyond that of personal experience, read and understand texts from different genres, and write basic paragraphs. It also prepares students for the advanced level program.

Complete the following courses:

  • AESL 503 Intermediate Adult ESL Level 3
  • AESL 504 Intermediate Adult ESL Level 4

Adult English as a Second Language: Advanced Certificate of Competency Noncredit

This sequence of courses is designed to help non-native English language learners refine communication skills and cultural/civic proficiencies used in everyday life situations they will encounter at home, school, at work, and in the community. The program prepares students to develop extended oral fluency, read and understand work-specific and simple academic texts, and write extended paragraphs. It prepares students for ESL academic credit courses and oral and written communication needs in the workplace.

Complete the following courses:

  • AESL 504 Intermediate Adult ESL Level 4
  • AESL 505 Advanced Adult ESL Level 5
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Contact

T: 949-451-5510
E: ivcesl@ivc.edu


B 300 Building, B382 209

Christopher Kane


AESL Coordinator 
E: ckane@ivc.edu​ | A 300 Building,  A 382

Jeff Wilson


E: jwilson80@ivc.edu | Liberal Arts, LA 218
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