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...

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For more information about ESL classes at FCC, call 240.629.7962.
ESL@frederick.edu

For more information about GED classes at FCC, call 240.629.7962.
AdultEd@frederick.edu

For current course descriptions Click Here

Our Courses Offer...

  • Targeted instruction in grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking
  • Courses designed to improve your oral fluency:
    • Conversational English
    • Communication for Academic Purposes
    • Listening & Speaking
    • Pronunciation
  • TOFEL Prep courses
  • Courses that transition students from Basic ESL courses to formal English for professional or academic purposes
  • Current Targeted ESL Sessions Flyer

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 102 in any section of the ACCUPLACER ESL test at the college

For more information...

For more information about ESL classes at FCC, call 240.629.7962.
ESL@frederick.edu

For current course descriptions 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
  • 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
  • Credit toward graduation requirements in most programs

Cost

  • Tuition is based on the college’s 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 ESOL 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 306 or higher on the ACCUPLACER ESL test at the college

For new students

For more information...

For more information about ESL classes at FCC, call 240.629.7962.
ESL@frederick.edu

See the Academic Catalog for more information about current course descriptions.

For current course descriptions and schedules Click Here