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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 8 – May 27
- Summer Classes: June 20 – July 28
- Fall Classes: September 6 – December 16
- LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes) Learning Community for ESL students planning to transfer to a U.S. college or university