2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Apr 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English as a Second Language (ESL)


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Faculty: Sabine Burghagen, Julie Sandeno, Sandra Stevens
The English as a Second Language (ESL) program provides courses in English reading, writing, speaking, listening, computer technology and job readiness skills, with special emphasis on developing communication capabilities and improving language proficiency necessary for Pierce College Adult Diploma classes, I-BEST programs, professional technical, Transitional Education classes, and college programs. The courses also include workplace basics and computer literacy for students to improve their employment opportunities. The classes are offered during the day or evenings at both colleges and at sites within the community. Students who are on B-1, B-2, F-1, J-1 or M-1 Visas must register for courses listed under Intensive English/International Education.

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