Continuing Education ESL Classes

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Continuing Education (CE) ESOL courses give students the knowledge and skills they need to become successful English language speakers.  Competency based lessons cover everyday topics such as school, business, financial literacy, community services, work, health, and emergencies.  CE ESOL students will improve their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills and will gain confidence when communicating with other English speakers.  ESOL courses are offered at no cost for students.  A orientation and test are required prior to registration.  Adult education and Literacy services are provided with support from the Gulf Coast Workforce Board to help individuals find a job, keep a job, or get a better job.  Courses are designed for basic to advanced English language learners. 

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Program Options

Adult Education and Literacy (AEL)

Designed for students interested in learning and improving their English language skills in a more gradual manner. Students will be enrolled in the appropriate class based on placement test results and space is limited


Most courses are 72 contact hours.

ABE ESOL Basic Literacy
ABE ESOL Beginning
ABE ESOL Intermediate
ABE ESOL Advanced
ABE ESOL Career Transition for ESOL Professionals
ABE Citizenship Workshop
ABE ESOL For the Workplace - Beginning
ABE ESOL for the Workplace - Intermediate




Attend orientation and take a placement test (BEST)


Contact the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Office at 281.260.3576 for (Harris County) or 936.273.7259 for Montgomery County, or visit LoneStar.edu/Adult-Education to learn more.

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ESOL Programs Learn more about the ESOL program closest to you


9191 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77433


LSC-Houston North ESOL

250 N Sam Houston Pkwy E
Houston, TX 77060


LSC-Kingwood ESOL

20000 Kingwood Drive
Kingwood, TX 77339


LSC-Montgomery ESOL

3200 College Park Drive
Conroe, TX 77384


LSC-North Harris ESOL

2700 W.W. Thorne Drive
Houston, TX 77073-3499


LSC-Tomball ESOL

30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375


LSC-University Park ESOL

20515 SH 249
Houston, TX 77070


Academic ESOL Classes

Looking for academic credit courses? The ESOL / ESL program offers classes in Grammar, Writing, Reading, Pronunciation, Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking), TOEFL and other special topics. Classes are for beginners through advanced levels and are offered year-round.

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