English for Speakers of Other Languages

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is an educational program to help adult students learn English. We offer ESOL classes all year. Adult ESOL programs are offered in our community schools, the Adult Education Center, and several satellite sites. Some of the skills covered in ESOL classes are listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Why learn English

• Get a job
• Become a U. S. Citizen
• Get a GED®
• Help your child with homework
• Communicate with your doctor
• Obtain additional training
• Enter a new career
• Start your own business
• Earn a degree
• Handle emergencies

How to Register

Go to a School Site Near You (Registration must be done in-person)

  • Must be 16 years or older.
  • Students must be officially withdrawn from K-12

Fill Out Form 1700

Read and Sign Form 2523

Pay the Tuition Fee of $30

Take the CASAS Placement Tool

Term Dates

Fall Term 2017

August 28th  - December 15th

Registration begins August 14th

No Classes: 9/4, 9/21, 10/16, 11/20 - 11/24

 

Winter Term 2018

January 22nd  - April 20th

Registration begins January 8th

No Classes: 3/19 - 3/23, 3/26, 3/30

Study Onsite

Classes are available at more than 30 locations. Click here to find a site near you!

Study Online

Study Anytime, Anywhere

Online students must have an e-mail address, access to a computer and the internet.

As a virtual student you must:

  • Login a minimum of one time per week to prevent being withdrawn from the program.
  • Participate in online seminars and online tutorial programs as suggested by your teacher.
  • Post-test as recommended by your teacher.

Note: Registration must be done in person at one of our school locations!

Additional Information

  • Classes typically run 12-14 weeks per term.
  • You are encouraged to attend on a regular basis in order to learn English faster.
  • The English language learner must be a speaker of another language.

Take the GED® Test

The GED® test is a computer-based test with multiple choice, short answer and essay questions. Students must take the test at an authorized testing center.utorizado.

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GED® en Español

El GED® es un equivalente al diploma del bachillerato, también conocido en Latinoamérica como escuela secundaria o escuela preparatoria.

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Learn a Trade

Explore various trades through our Pre-Apprenticeship Program while also advancing your academic skills. Trades include Plumbing, HVAC, Carpentry, Electrical & Welding. It is delivered by Florida Training Services, an FDOE approved provider.

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Become a US citizen

Prepare to become a U.S. citizen!
In this class, we will prepare you for the:
  • Citizenship interview
  • Citizenship test
  • Citizenship application
  • The naturalization process and required documentation
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