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Welcome to English as a Second Language

Dr. Russell Frank, ESL Coordinator
Room: C247
Telephone: 626-585-7131
Email: rafrank@pasadena.edu

ESL Program Mission Statement:

The program in English as a Second Language builds the communicative foundation for all students who need to master the language in order to successfully perform at the College.  It encompasses both a transfer curriculum and learning activities designed to improve the economic condition and quality of life of the diverse communities within the College service area

ESL & English Basic Skills Sequence

Click here for the chart (pdf.)

English as a Second Language Programs

Pasadena City College
(PCC)

Community Education Center
(CEC)

1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
(626) 585-3187

3035 E. Foothill Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 585-2962
  • College credit
  • Tuition-based
  • Semester & intersession enrollment
  • Five (5) levels
  • No college credit
  • No charge
  • Continuous enrollment
  • Five (5) levels
http://www.pasadena.edu/divisions/language/esl/ http://www.pasadena.edu/cec/programs/esl.cfm
  1. Apply for Admissions (L113)
  2. Take ESL placement test (D205)
  3. Consult counselor (L104)
  4. Register for classes (online)
  1. Apply for admissions (CEC)
  2. Take ESL placement test (CEC)
  3. Consult counselor (CEC)
  4. Register for classes (CEC)