English as a Second Language

Certificate Program

This program is designed to educate students whose first or native language is not English. It enables students to gain proficiency in English enabling them to prepare for entrance and success at the college and university level. This program providing instruction in a non-credit, intensive, multi-skills academic program that designed to prepare students to succeed in the college or university credit classroom. Classes in this program include instruction in grammar, writing, reading, listening, speaking, and academic preparation:

“ There is a lot of hands-on training at Advanced College and the academic activities are structured in such a way that I was able to manage my time and complete my program. The people at Advanced College have the success of their students foremost in their minds. ”

Myra M.

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Courses in this program include:

Catalog No. Instruction Title Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours / Credit
ESL 100 Beginning 120 120 240
ESL 110 Intermediate 120 120 240
ESL 120 Advanced 120 120 240
Total 360 360 720

ESL 100- Beginning (10 weeks: 25 Hours per Week)

This course beginner studies Reading, vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Conversation.

ESL 110- Intermediate (10 weeks: 25 Hours per Week)

This course intermediate studies Reading, vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Conversation.

ESL 120- Advanced (10 weeks: 25 Hours per Week)

This course advanced studies Reading, vocabulary, Grammar, Listening, Speaking and Conversation.


Time Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays
9:00am - 1030am
10:45am - 12:30pm
Grammar Listening Grammar Listening Multi-Skills Language
& Test Preparation
Writing Speaking Writing Speaking
Or Or Or Or Or
Listening Grammar Listening Grammar Reading
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 2:30pm
2:45pm - 3:30pm
Reading __ Reading
Or __ Or
Multi-Skills Language __ Multi-Skills Language
ESL 110 Intermediate 120 120 240 ESL 120 Advanced 120 120 240 Total 360 360 720