English as a Second Language (ESL)
Choose Workforce ESL if you need to learn English to:
- Get a job
- Do better in your current job
- Manage everyday life
You will improve your communication in the workplace and in everyday life.
Learn and practice reading, writing, speaking, and listening in English.
After basic English, you can take 4 levels of Workforce ESL.
- COMG-1003 Basic
- COMG-1000 Levels 1A & 1B
- COMG-1001 Levels 2A & 2B
- COMG-1004 Levels 3A & 3B
- COMG-1005 Levels 4A & 4B
You can get help paying for these classes through the Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG)
Choose Academic ESL if you need to learn English to:
- Go to college
- Strengthen your academic English skills
You can start with Academic ESL courses and then continue with English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) to prepare for college success.
We offer 3 levels of Academic ESL.
After you successfully complete the 3rd level of Academic ESL, you may continue with ESOL courses to strengthen your academic English skills and prepare for college success.
Talk to your ESL advisor about the ESLX courses are cross-listed with ESOL courses.
No financial aid is available for these classes.
How Do I Register for ESL Classes?
Follow these steps:
- Visit the ESL Department on your campus
- Take a placement test
- If you cannot use a computer, you can talk to an advisor.
- If you do not know any English, you can start with the basic level.
- Meet with the ESL Department to review your test results
- Register for classes
Looking for English courses to prepare you for college success?
Looking for ESOL courses but. . .?
You are on an F-1 visa and were not able to meet the English proficiency admission standards to start taking college classes?
ESL & ESOL: Janelle Cardenas
Center for ESL & ESOL: Lourdes Davenport
ESL & ESOL: Cathleen Stevenson
ESL: Melody Nguyen
ESOL: Mary Cinatl
Trinity River Campus
ESL & ESOL: Sandra Marshall
Updated June 11, 2020