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English as a Second Language

ESL Programs at a Glance

Adult English as a Second Language (AESL)

  • English language and U.S. culture lessons to help at work, with family, in the community, or at school:
    • Speaking with people at your job or your children’s school
    • Writing personal or professional emails
    • Finding information online
  • Non-credit (0 units)
  • Costs: $19 Health Fee plus textbooks and materials
  • Classes meet 12 hours a week
  • Monday to Thursday, day and evening classes
  • Class schedules vary
    • Open entry: Students can enroll up to the 13th week of the semester
  • Beginning, intermediate and low advanced levels

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English as a Second Language (ESL)  

  • Academic English preparation for a degree or certificate at IVC or to transfer to a four-year university:
    • Writing paragraphs and essays in MLA format
    • Learning academic vocabulary
    • Reading and analyzing texts
  • Focused skills courses in one area, such as conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading or vocabulary
  • Credit (3 or 5 unit courses)
  • Costs: $46/unit (for CA residents) plus $19 Health Fee plus textbooks and materials
  • Classes meet 3-5 hours a week
  • Students need to enroll before the end of the second (2nd) week of the semester
  • Beginning, intermediate and advanced levels

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ESL schematicsESL Course Schematic (2016)

For more information about these ESL programs, contact the AESL coordinator at ivcesl@ivc.edu, call 949-451-5510, or visit us in the AESL Center​, Room B382.

Contact

Rebecca Beck
Co-Chair and Instructor, ESL
O: LA 218

Jeff Wilson
Co-Chair and Instructor, ESL
O: LA 218

Brent Warner
Instructor, ESL
O: A 234

E: IVCESL@ivc.edu
T: 949-451-5510
AESL Center, Room B382 

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