English Language Acquisition

What is English Language Acquisition?

English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes focus on the development of communication skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and basic mathematics for foreign-born students.
For specific course offerings, please see individual campus course schedules or call one of our offices for more information.

Where to Start:  CASAS Pre-Test Assessment

All new or returning students (after one year of absence) must take an assessment test prior to the start of the class.
Students must register online or in person.  Please bring the following items to the assessment test:
  • A valid picture ID with birth date (State ID, Driver's License, Passport, or Military ID)
  • Students age 16-17:  Approved release papers (Form 4140) from home high school

Course Fees

Enrollment Fee:  $20 per course
Books/Supplies:  Varies