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Welcome to the English as a Second Language Program
at Berkeley City College!
Confidence – Community – Opportunity
Students from more than 40 countries attend our classes in order to improve their English language skills and achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. We offer high intermediate and advanced level classes in Grammar, Listening & Speaking, Reading & Writing, and Vocabulary/Idioms. Classes begin three times a year, in June, September, and February.
Spring Classes: February 2 – May 22
Summer Classes: June 15 – July 23
Fall Classes: September 8 – December 18
ESL Program Opportunities:
- ESL High Intermediate and Advanced Certificate Programs
- LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes): a Learning Community for ESL students planning to transfer to a U.S. college or university
Click here for LEAP information (formerly ESL Pathways)