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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Improve your reading, writing, grammar, listening and speaking abilities in English.

Whether you are looking to improve your English or learn the basics, our English as a Second Language (ESL) classes have something for everyone.

Learning English can help you succeed in your career and daily life. Dallas County Community College District offers a variety of basic English classes for adults. ESL classes are tailored to meet both your schedule and your educational goals.

ESL Classes

ESL classes at Dallas County Community College District help students improve spoken English skills. They also help develop and improve skills in reading and writing in English. These courses explore American culture, customs, attitudes and common English phrases.

ESL classes can help you improve your abilities in:

  • Listening and speaking
  • Reading and writing
  • Grammar

Learn on Your Schedule

ESL classes are offered at a variety of times and locations for your convenience, including:

  • Fast-track classes
  • Night classes
  • Weekend classes
  • Flex term classes

Improve Your Workplace English Skills

Learning English as a Second Language through Dallas Community Colleges can also help with accent reduction, while building your workplace communication and daily conversation skills. Some of the fastest-growing bilingual job opportunities in Dallas include work in the following industries:

  • Education
  • Customer service
  • Health care

Talk to an advisor to learn more about how ESL classes can help prepare you for the job market!


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Get Free ESL Training Through WorkReadyU

The WorkReadyU program offers free ESL classes. Find out if you qualify.

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