English as a Second Language

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Do you want to improve your English language skills? English as a Second Language (ESL) classes help you speak, listen, read, and write better in English.


High School Diploma

Do you need a high school diploma for job opportunities or to start college? Our HS+ ESL Support class helps you learn English while earning high school credits. Don't need a diploma? This class may still be for you! You can learn English while studying science, art, work and life experience, and other topics taught in high school. Please click on GET STARTED HERE below to get more information on ABE 070. 

Visas and Non-eligibility

Non-eligibility: People who are in this country on a student (F-1, M-1) visa are not allowed to participate in publicly (state and federal) funded adult education. 

People in this country as "nannies" or "au pairs" on a study exchange (J-1) visa are required to participate in college-level academic classes, not in BEdA or ESL classes.   Homeland Security may have additional procedural rules regarding non-citizens. 

Please contact International Student Services about the Intensive English Program.

Winter 2022 Classes

Last Day to register for winter quarter: December 27

Winter quarter dates: January 9-March 27

Winter Quarter Schedule:

We have morning classes and evening classes two days each week. Classes are in Olympia, Lacey, and Yelm. 

To sign up for classes, please click on GET STARTED HERE below and you will receive more information about our next information sessions for winter registration. For general questions, please contact Transition Studies at transitionstudies@spscc.edu or 360-596-5317.


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