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ESL Class Schedule


Semesters and Intersessions

Semester/Intersession Dates
Summer Intersession 2022 June 20, 2022 - August 7, 2022
Fall Semester 2022  [Class Schedule] August 22, 2022 - December 11, 2022
Winter Intersession 2023 January 3, 2023 - February 13, 2023
Spring Semester 2023 February 20, 2023 - June 11, 2023
Summer Intersession 2023 June 19, 2023 - July 30, 2023

FALL 2022 CLASS SCHEDULE | August 22-December 11

LEVEL CLASSES

In level classes, you will learn integrated English skills such as listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, idioms, and pronunciation.  Learn about Level Classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
CLASS TIME
M T W Th F
8:00AM-11:30AM

In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th F
8:30AM-10:55AM

Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M T W Th
6:30PM-10:00PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th
7:00PM-9:25PM

Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
CANVAS COURSEWORK
 
1 hour required per day
 
1 hour required per day


SKILL CLASSES

Speaking

Speaking classes focus on listening comprehension and speaking skills.  Learn about Speaking classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 9
CLASS TIME
M W F
11:45AM-1:35PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W F
11:45AM-1:35PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M W
5:00PM-6:20PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W
5:00PM-6:20PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...


Writing

Writing classes focus on reading and writing skills using a variety of reading materials and topics.  Learn about Writing classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 9
CLASS TIME
T Th
11:45AM-1:35PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
11:45AM-1:35PM
Live online class
Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
T Th
5:00PM-6:20PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
5:00PM-6:20PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...


Pronunciation

Pronunciation for non-native speakers.  Focuses on improving articulation, stress, intonation patterns, and listening.  Learn about Pronunciation classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
CLASS TIME
M W F
11:45AM-1:35PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W F
11:45AM-1:35PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M W
5:00PM-6:20PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W
5:00PM-6:20PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...


Reading

Reading classes focus on reading skills for academic and workplace success.  Learn about Reading classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
Oct 17 - Dec 4
CLASS TIME
T Th
11:45AM-1:35PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
11:45AM-1:35PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
T Th
5:00PM-6:20PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
5:00PM-6:20PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
Study any time.
Plan to spend 4-9 hours
on Canvas classwork each week.
Online class Online self-paced
Learn about online classes...

 

Grammar & Vocabulary

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
Grammar & Vocabulary A
Grammar & Vocabulary B
Grammar & Vocabulary C
Grammar & Vocabulary C
DATES
Aug 22 - Dec 4
Aug 22 - Dec 4
CLASS TIME
Saturdays
8:30AM-12:35PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
Study any time.
Plan to spend 4-9 hours
on Canvas classwork each week.
Online class Online self-paced
Learn about online classes...

 

OFF-SITE CLASSES

 
IN-PERSON
CLASSES
Level 1
DATES
Aug 29 - Dec 11
CLASS TIME
M T W Th F
9:00AM-1:05PM
In-person on-campusIn-person at Washington Elementary

 

SPECIALIZED SKILL CLASSES

These classes are for students who have a very specific goal such as preparing for the citizenship interview, TOEFL exam, or improving pronunciation. Learn about Specialized Skill classes...

TOEFL

Levels 5-6
Advanced reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills in preparation for standardized tests, such as Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

 
ONLINE
ONLINE
DATES
Aug 29 - Dec 4
Aug 22 - Oct 16
CLASS TIME
T Th
11:45AM-2:15PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
Study any time. 
Plan to spend 10-15 hours
on Canvas classwork each week.
Online class Online self-paced
Learn about online classes...

 

Citizenship Preparation

Levels 3-6
Preparation for the United States Citizenship interview. Recommended for non-native English speaking students with intermediate or advanced English skills.

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
DATES
Aug 22 - Oct 9
Aug 22 - Oct 16
CLASS TIME
Saturdays
8:00AM-1:05PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
11:45AM-2:15PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...

VESL CAREER PATHS PROGRAM

The VESL Career Paths Program is a two-semester program designed to prepare Level 5 and 6 students who are looking to get a college degree, advance within their current profession, enter the workforce, or get a better job.  
 

VESL 1

VESL 1 consists of: VESL Speaking, VESL Writing, Career & Life Planning, Office Management Skills, and 2 hours/week lab (arranged).  

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
DATES
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
CLASS TIME
M T W Th
8:30AM-11:35AM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th F
9:30AM-11:00AM

Live online class Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M T W Th
6:30PM-9:35PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th F
7:00PM-8:30PM

Live online class Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
CANVAS COURSEWORK
 
1.5 hours required per day
 
1.5 hours required per day

 

VESL 2

VESL 2 consists of 2 classes: Microcomputer Applications (covers the Windows Operating System, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and a lab.

 
ONLINE
 ONLINE
DATES
Aug 22 - Dec 11
Aug 22 - Dec 11
CLASS TIME
M W
8:00AM-11:30AM

Live online class Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
T Th
6:30PM-9:35PM
Live online class Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...

 

VESL CLASSES

  • English for Special Uses (ESU):
    Accounting (Intermediate)

    Levels 3-4
    English for careers in accounting : vocabulary, cross-cultural awareness, ethics in accounting, problem solving techniques, and business idioms.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Aug 29 - Nov 20
    CLASS TIME
    T Th
    12:00PM-2:35PM

    Live online class Online class (Zoom)
    Learn about online classes...
     
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  • English for Health Professionals

    Levels 5-6, VESL
    English for careers in healthcare. Medical vocabulary, medically-related documents and presentations.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Aug 23 - Oct 17
    CLASS TIME
    Thursdays
    1:45PM-2:50PM
    (Required meeting with instructor)
    CANVAS COURSEWORK
    Study any time.
    Plan to spend 6-9 hours on
    Canvas classwork each week.
    Online class Online self-paced
  • English for Special Uses (ESU):
    Child Development

    Levels 5-6, VESL
    Focuses on the language skills for students who are interested in taking college-level early childhood education courses in the future. Lesson topics include gathering Information about children, documenting development, factors in child development, socio-emotional development, motor development, and cognitive development.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Aug 29 - Nov 20
    CLASS TIME
    M W
    11:45AM-1:15PM

    Live online class Online class (Zoom)
    Learn about online classes...
  • English for Special Uses (ESU): Accounting & QuickBooks

    Levels 5-6, VESL
    English for careers in accounting : vocabulary, cross-cultural awareness, ethics in accounting, problem solving techniques, and business idioms.  QuickBooks is an accounting software program used to manage either business or personal finances.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Aug 22 - Oct 9
    CLASS TIME
    M T W Th
    12:00PM-2:35PM

    Live online class Online class (Zoom)
    Learn about online classes...
  • English for Special Uses (ESU):
    Payroll and Tax Accounting &
    Excel for Business

    Levels 5-6, VESL
    Covers vocabulary, theory, basic payroll and tax accounting concepts, principles, transactions, and operations.  Excel for Business: Learn how to process sales taxes, refunds, discounts, and credits using Excel.  * Note: This is an ESL course that focuses on vocabulary and concepts related to payroll and taxes.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Oct 17 - Dec 4
    CLASS TIME
    M T W Th
    12:00PM-2:35PM

    Live online class Online class (Zoom)
    Learn about online classes...