ESL | Clover Park Technical College
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ESL is a program for adults who do not speak English as their first language. The program focuses on the four language competencies: reading, writing, speaking and listening. Class sizes are small and computer-assisted learning is included.

Who Is Eligible?

Resident immigrants or refugees who are 19 or older. Those on student or tourist visas are not eligible.

How Much Does the Program Cost?

There's a $25 registration fee per quarter (approximately eleven weeks). Tuition waivers are available for financially eligible students.

When Are Classes Held?

Day and evening classes are available Monday through Thursday. Students can switch between day and evening classes when work or personal schedule changes happen.

How Do I Get Started?

New students must complete the four-day student success class before registering for ESL classes. Call or visit the Adult Basic Education office to find information on the next student success class.