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English as a Second Language Certificates

Certificates of Achievement

High-Beginning |Intermediate | High-Intermediate | Advanced

Certificate of Accomplishment

Pronunciation

Certificates of Competency (Noncredit / Tuition Free)

Beginning |High Beginning|Intermediate | Pronunciation

Certificate of Achievement: High-Beginning ESL 17 Units

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the high-beginning level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing the following courses. Students must complete all courses for the certificate with a grade of C or higher.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 4 units     ESL-123     Listening/Speaking I
  • 4 units     ESL-143     English Fluency and Vocabulary I
  • 4 units     ESL-163     Grammar I
  • 5 units     ESL-183     Writing I

Certificate of Achievement: Intermediate ESL 17 Units

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the intermediate level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing the following courses. Students must complete all courses for the certificate with a grade of C or higher.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 4 units     ESL-126     Listening/Speaking II
  • 4 units     ESL-146     English Fluency and Vocabulary II
  • 4 units     ESL-166     Grammar II
  • 5 units     ESL-186     Writing II

Certificate of Achievement: High-Intermediate ESL 17 Units

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the high-intermediate level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing the following courses. Students must complete all courses for the certificate with a grade of C or higher.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 4 units     ESL-129     Listening/Speaking III
  • 4 units     ESL-149      Academic and Professional ESL III
  • 4 units     ESL-169      Grammar III
  • 5 units     ESL-189      Writing III

Certificate of Achievement: Advanced ESL 17 Units

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the advanced level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

A Certificate of Achievement may be earned by completing the following courses. Students must complete all courses for the certificate with a grade of C or higher.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 4 units     ESL-132      Oral Communication for Advanced ESL Students
  • 4 units     ESL-152      Academic and Professional ESL IV
  • 4 units     ESL-172      Grammar IV

Or:           ESL-178     Grammar V

  • 5 units     ESL-192      Introduction to Essay Writing

Or:           ESL-195     Reading and Composition for Advanced ESL Students

Certificate of Accomplishment: ESL Pronunciation 4 Units

In this program, students will practice pronunciation patterns in the English language to improve their oral communication skills. This Certificate of Accomplishment may be earned by completing the following courses. Students must complete all courses for the certificate with a grade of P.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 2 units     ESL-135A   Pronunciation A
  • 2 units     ESL-135B   Pronunciation B

Non-credit Certificates:

Certificate of Competency: Beginning ESL 162 Noncredit Hours

In this program, students will practice English for everyday life. Students work on developing basic grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 108 noncredit hours ESL-850N       Beginning ESL
  • 54 noncredit hours   ESL-851N       Reading and Vocabulary for Beginners

Certificate of Competency: High-Beginning ESL 306 Noncredit Hours

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the high-beginning level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-823N       Listening/Speaking I
  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-843N       English Fluency and Vocabulary I
  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-863N       Grammar I
  • 90 noncredit hours   ESL-883N       Writing I

Certificate of Competency: Intermediate ESL 306 Noncredit Hours

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the intermediate level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-826N       Listening/Speaking II
  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-846N       English Fluency and Vocabulary II
  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-866N       Grammar II
  • 90 noncredit hours   ESL-886N       Writing II

Certificate of Completion: High-Intermediate ESL 306 Noncredit Hours

In this program, students will practice a variety of language skills in English at the high-intermediate level. Students work on developing grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-829N       Listening/Speaking III
  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-849N       Academic and Professional ESL III
  • 72 noncredit hours   ESL-869N       Grammar III
  • 90 noncredit hours   ESL-889N       Writing III

Certificate of Competency: ESL Pronunciation 72 Noncredit Hours

In this program, students will practice pronunciation patterns in the English language to improve their oral communication skills.

Courses required for the certificate:

  • 36 noncredit hours   ESL-835AN    Pronunciation A
  • 36 noncredit hours   ESL-835BN     Pronunciation B