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.

IMPORTANT: To prioritize your health and safety, all Fall Quarter ESL classes will be held online using the class websites and video conferencing.

To enroll in an ESL class, please complete these steps:

1. Sign up for and attend an Information Session.

2. At the session, you will complete the admission and registration forms. You will also give a writing sample and take a speaking assessment.

3. At the session, the advisor will tell you your level and will register you for class.

4. After the session, you must create an SPSCC student email account, and you must pay the course fee (scholarships available).


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.

Fall 2020 Classes

Fall classes begin September 21st, 2020.

Registration for Fall Quarter will be July 15th through September 15th.

To sign up for an ESL class for Fall Quarter, please sign up for and then attend an ESL Information Session.

For questions, please contact Nicole Walker at nwalker2@spscc.edu or 360-596-5473.



ESL Information Email

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