English as a Second Language (ESL)
Registration for our Summer quarter ESL begins May 9th and closes June 3rd. You can register on this webpage or in-person beginning May 9th.
ESL class schedule:
Morning ESL classes are Monday-Thursday 9am-12pm (noon). Most morning classes are hybrid (2 days in the classroom and two days on the computer).
Evening ESL classes are Monday-Thursday 6pm-9pm. Some evening classes are fully online (not in person), and some are hybrid (2 days in the classroom and two days on the computer).
South Seattle College is a fully vaccinated campus. All students (including online only), staff, and faculty are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 with some exemptions. All students will be required to report their vaccination to the college.
Students will not be allowed to register for Summer Quarter 2022 classes until they report their status or file an exemption.
If you have questions, please call 206-934-5363 or email email@example.com. Our current office hours are Monday-Thursday from 9am - 4pm.
English as a Second Language classes are offered to adults at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Classes are offered online, both day and evening at this time.
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 (OLY 130) at 206.934.5539 for English classes.
Before entering the ESL program, students must take an online 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.