The English as a Second Language (ESL) program was recognized as one of four (out of 50+) college programs in California as the highest performing agencies in California. It is the largest program at CEC with 55% of the student population.
The program includes over 40 instructors and 38 Noncredit ESL sections of instruction in basic literacy skills, lifeskills, and workskills student outcomes in the English language and culture. The program includes 5 levels from Beginning ESL to Advanced.
Individuals whose primary language is not English prepare with courses in conversation, advanced listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar, which are offered at pre-intermediate through advanced levels.
ESL 1010 English As A Second Language-Level 1
ESL 1015 English As A Second Language-Level 2
ESL 1020 English As A Second Language-Level 3
ESL 1030 English As A Second Language-Level 4
ESL 1031 English As A Second Language-Level 5
ESL 1040 English As A Second Language Conversation
ESL 1050 ESL American Culture
ESL 1051 ESL Basic Writing Skills
ESL 1052 ESL Grammar Review And Vocabulary Development
ABE is a non-credit program of self-improvement designed to improve basic skills for students whose abilities range from non-literate to pre-college level. Development of reading, writing, and math skills are emphasized, as well as life skills, employability, and technology.
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Revised November 28, 2011