Academic ESL Program

The Academic ESL Program is designed to prepare students for transfer into academic programs at Southwestern College. Academic ESL classes focus on academic reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, and vocabulary. This program incorporates academic themes and concepts from various disciplines and emphasizes academic skills. Please note: No ESL Placement Assessment is required for the First Level of the Academic ESL Program; entry into higher levels of the Academic ESL Program requires an ESL Placement Assessment, which will determine which level of the program is best for the student.

First Level
ESL 29DACADEMIC ESL SPEAKING, LISTENING AND GRAMMAR I5
ESL 29EACADEMIC ESL READING, WRITING, AND GRAMMAR I5
Second Level
ESL 39DACADEMIC ESL SPEAKING, LISTENING, AND GRAMMAR II5
ESL 39EACADEMIC ESL READING, WRITING, AND GRAMMAR II5
Third Level
ESL 49DACADEMIC ESL SPEAKING, LISTENING, AND GRAMMAR III5
ESL 49EACADEMIC ESL READING, WRITING, AND GRAMMAR III5
Fourth Level
ESL 159AACADEMIC ESL ADVANCED READING AND GRAMMAR IV4
ESL 159BACADEMIC ESL ADVANCED WRITING AND GRAMMAR IV5
Total Units39