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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):
    Health

    Levels 3-4
    This course focuses on health-related vocabulary and increasing students’ awareness of and knowledge about personal and public health. Lesson topics include body systems, functions, and organs as well as various illnesses, nutrition, mental health, and public health.

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Aug 29 - Nov 20
    CLASS TIME
    M W
    11:45PM-1:15PM
    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
  • English for Special Uses (ESU):
    Child Care

    Levels 3-4
    This introductory course covers the integrated language skills of reading, writing, listening, speaking, vocabulary, and grammar for parents and future child care providers.  Lesson topics include communicating about child care, child health & safety, and ages & stages.

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Aug 29 - Nov 20
    CLASS TIME
    T Th
    11:45AM-1:15PM

    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
  • 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...
     
  •  

  • 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...