LSC-CyFair ESOL Department
The ESOL program is designed for non-native English speakers who want to improve their language and culture skills. It is intended for working professionals and students preparing for college study, vocational training, or entry into the workforce. An integrated skills approach for listening, speaking, reading, and writing components is adopted. There are four levels of instruction in the ESOL program, with each level lasting sixteen weeks. Students study from six to twenty-six hours per week in instructor-guided classes.
The mission of Lone Star College-CyFair:
English to Speakers of Other Languages Program is to provide a dynamic learning community, wherein excellence is distinguished by responsiveness and innovation, allowing non-native English speakers to acquire language and cultural adaptation skills necessary to function and succeed in the global society.
Goals of the ESOL Program:
- Prepare learners for academic success in American college settings
- Develop communication skills in global workplace environments
- Enhance intercultural understanding
Please be advised that we do not offer classes for students who have absolutely no knowledge of English. In order to be accepted into the ESOL program at Lone Star College-CyFair, new students need to obtain the following minimum scores on the COMPASS/ESL entrance exam: Reading 38-53, Grammar 42-57, and Listening 42-57.
Si usted es aceptado para estudiar Inglés en Lone Star College-CyFair le informamos que no tenemos cursos para personas que no tienen ningún conocimiento del Inglés. Necesita los siguentes puntos en el examen de admisión: Lectura 38-53, Gramática 42-57 y Habilidades Orales 42-57.
|Semester||Start Date||End Date|
|Fall 2016||August 29, 2016||December 18, 2016|
|Spring 2017||January 17, 2017||May 14, 2017|
|Summer I 2017||June 5, 2017||July 11, 2017|
|Summer II 2017||July 13, 2017||August 20, 2017|
|Fall 2017||August 28, 2017||December 17, 2017|
Please register early to get in the class you want!
Documents to View
- ESOL Curriculum Guide
- ESOL Proficiency Scale
- ESOL Self-Study Report
- ESOL Student Handbook
- LSC-CyFair ESOL Course Schedule – Summer 2016
- LSC-CyFair ESOL Course Schedule – Fall 2016
Contact Information - ESOL Students
Contact the ESOL Student Advisor for questions regarding the following:
- Tuition Fees
- Placement Exams
- Registration of ESOL classes
Email: Jessica Hernandez
Contact Information - International Students
Please check with USCIS or the U.S. Embassy if your current visa/status allows you to study without the F-1 visa.
Click here if you need to apply for the school’s I-20 in order to apply for a F-1 student visa/status which requires full-time studies for one of our Associates degree program.
F-1 Admissions questions during the Application Period should be sent to: CFstudentvisa@lonestar.edu
I-20 Application Period
- Fall Semester: April 1- July 1 immediately prior to desired semester
- Spring Semester: September 15- November 1 immediately prior to desired semester
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Department
LSC-CyFair – TECH 216J
Email: Rebecca Royer
What do current and former students have to say about the ESOL program? Watch this video to find out!