English as a Second Language (ESL)
Registration for Fall quarter of 2023 is open from August 7th to August 25th, 2023.
To apply for our programs for the Fall quarter, please click on the Application button below - only available from August 7th - 25th.
Fall Quarter ESL Class Schedule:
- Morning ESL classes are Monday-Thursday 9 am-12 pm (noon). Some morning classes are hybrid (2 days in the classroom and two days on the computer). Other morning classes are 100% in-person.
- Evening ESL classes are Monday-Thursday 6 pm-9 pm. Some evening classes are fully online (not in person), and some are hybrid (2 days in the classroom and two days on the computer).
If you have questions or need help, please call 206-934-5363 or email email@example.com. Our current office hours are Monday - Thursday 10am - 2pm.
English as a Second Language classes are offered to adults at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Classes cost $25 and are offered either online or hybrid, in the morning or evening.
Conversation, pronunciation, reading, writing, and grammar are taught in a combined skills core class with special emphasis on the skills for survival English and employment-related English. Teachers will help students choose specific skills to supplement their core classes.
All of our ESL classes lead students toward college and career readiness. To learn more about our career pathways, visit our I-BEST/Career Training page.
Please Note: The Basic & Transitional Studies program serves immigrants, US residents, and refugees only. Individuals who are in this country with Student (F-1, M-1), B (visitor), or J (nanny or au pair) visas are not eligible for Basic & Transitional Studies.
International students (F, M visas) should contact the International Programs Office at 206.934.5360 or email IntlFutureStudent@seattlecolleges.edu for additional information. Visitors (B, J visas) should contact Continuing Education at Seattle Central College at 206.934.5448.
Before entering the ESL program, students must take an in-person English Assessment. New students, or those who have not attended classes in the last six months, must complete the ESL Online Application to register for your English Assessment.