Continuing Education (CE) ESL / ESOL courses give students the knowledge and skills they need to become successful English language speakers. The integrated skills courses are designed with competency-based lessons covering 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. CE offers two types of ESOL programs: The ESOL for Workforce Professionals and the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. Both programs are designed for the true beginner up to the advanced student.
Designed for students interested in developing all language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), putting an emphasis on conversational skills at different settings including school, work, and business.
Each course is 48 contact hours, intensive and fast-paced.
COMGC 21000310 Communication Skills for the ESOL Workforce Professional Basic
COMGC 2100001 Communication Skills for the ESOL Workforce Professional I
COMGC 2100104 Communication Skills for the ESOL Workforce Professional II
COMGC 2100402 Communication Skills for the ESOL Workforce Professional III
COMGC 2100501 Communication Skills for the ESOL Workforce Professional IV
COMGC 2101503 Pronunciation Improvement for the ESOL Workforce Professional
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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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.