English as a Second Language (ESL)

English as a second language classes help students improve their everyday English, get ready to attend college or learn new job skills. Classes cover reading, writing, listening and speaking the English language. There is no minimum skill level required. Classes begin five times a year and run for 8 weeks at a time. They are held Monday through Thursday in the morning from 9 am – 12 pm or in the evening from 6 pm – 9 pm*. There is no charge for classes and there are no textbooks or other purchases required.

How to get started

New students must attend a registration session where they will take a test to see their current level. For more information or to sign up for mailing list of future sessions, call 409-933-8294.

Los estudiantes nuevos deben asistir a una sesión de registro donde tomarán un examen para ver su nivel actual. Para obtener más información o para inscribirse en la lista de correo de futuras sesiones, llame al 409-933-8294.

*Days and times can vary by location


English as a Second Language for Professionals

English as a second language for professionals provides the necessary instruction and practice needed for foreign trained professionals with limited English language skills to find employment utilizing their foreign training and credentials. All of the activities will focus on understanding, speaking, reading, and writing English that will be needed in the work place and appropriate industry. Courses are normally 16 weeks long and meet twice a week. The morning class is offered at the College of the Mainland North Campus in League City. The evening class is offered at Galveston College in Galveston. The tuition is free and no books or purchases are needed.

New students must attend a registration session where they will take a test to see their current level. For more information or to sign up for mailing list of future sessions, call 409-933-8294.

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