We offer English classes to help you with:
Speaking English
Writing English
Listening Skills
Reading Skills

Our Courses Offer...

  • Instruction in grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • A focus on learning to live in the United States: communication, shopping, employment, etc
  • Select courses focus on civics: U.S. history & government, holidays & culture, roles and responsibilities of citizens
  • Each class is tailored to the needs and goals of the students in that class

Cost

  • Free! Basic ESL classes (including textbooks) are paid for by a grant - there is NO cost to students

For new students

Basic ESL is the right choice for you if...

  • You speak little or no English or you've had very little training in English
  • You are a newcomer to the United States and you need to learn how to live here
  • You are working toward becoming a U.S. citizen
  • You need to learn or improve your English to find a job or to get a better job
  • You are having trouble communicating in English with your neighbors, co-workers, or people in public

For more information...

Michelle Wichman
240.629.7962
ESL@frederick.edu

For current course descriptions and schedules Click Here

Our Courses Offer...

  • Intensive instruction in grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • Writing workshops designed to help reach individual writing goals
  • Courses that transition students from Basic ESL courses to formal English for professional or academic purposes

Cost

  • $39-$149 depending on the course (plus registration fees)
  • Textbooks are included in the price of the course

For new students

Targeted ESL is the right choice for you if...

  • You are confident using English for everyday communication in the community and at work
  • You are interested in improving your English for academic or professional purposes
  • You are enrolled in Basic ESL levels High-Intermediate 2 or Advanced, or Academic ESL, and you would like additional support
  • You placed below 250 on the LOEP test at the college
  • You placed at 210 or higher on the CASAS test in Adult Education

For more information...

Stephanie Landon
240.629.7962
ESL@frederick.edu

For current course descriptions and schedules Click Here

Our Courses Offer...

  • Instruction in academic reading, grammar, writing, listening, and speaking
  • Preparation for the rigor of degree programs and/or professional communication
  • The possibility to study English up to four days per week
  • Faculty with expertise in teaching English as a Second or Other Language
  • Fulfillment of pre-requisites for college credit courses
  • Credit toward F1-visa full-time study requirements

Cost

  • Tuition is based on the college‚Äôs cost per credit hour. For current tuition rates, click here
  • Books are not included in the price of the course, and cost approximately $50 per book
  • Financial Aid can be used for those who qualify

Academic ESL is the right choice for you if...

  • You are interested in pursuing a college degree or certificate or wish to improve your English for professional communication
  • You have studied English extensively in your home country, and would like to continue your English studies in the U.S
  • You have scored 250 or higher on the LOEP test at the college

For new students

For more information...

Stephanie Landon
240.629.7962
ESL@frederick.edu

For current course descriptions and schedules Click Here