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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, August, and January.

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Fall 2017 Classes: August 21 – December 15

Spring 2018 Classes: January 18 – May 25

Sign up: ESOL placement test

ESL High Intermediate and Advanced Certificate Requirements

How to Apply for an ESL Certificate of Proficiency

LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes) Learning Community  for ESL students planning to transfer to a U.S. college or university

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