ESL - English as a Second Language

2023 ESL Orientations

NEW ESL student enrollment is closed for August!

The next ESL registration/orientation sessions will be in

September 2023


  • ESL classes for the Fall 2023 semester will begin August 14, 2023
  • Students can register for the next session of orientation appointments beginning September 1st, 2023.
  • Students interested in joining ESL classes for Fall 2023 MUST register for orientation using our online registration page
  • Only students with a confirmed appointment will be admitted to our registration/orientation sessions. 
  • We will not register students over the phone or in the office.
  • Please see the following link for more details: ESL 2023 Flyer
  • Las clases de ESL para el semestre de otoño de 2023 comenzarán el 14 de agosto de 2023
  • Los estudiantes pueden registrarse para la próxima sesión de citas de orientación a partir del 1 de septiembre de 2023.
  • Los estudiantes interesados ​​en unirse a las clases de ESL para el otoño de 2023 DEBEN registrarse para la orientación utilizando nuestra página de registro en línea
  • Solo los estudiantes con una cita confirmada serán admitidos a nuestras sesiones de registro/orientación.
  • No registraremos a los estudiantes por teléfono o en la oficina.
  • Consulte el siguiente enlace para obtener más detalles: ESL 2023 Flyer
Please check our ESL orientation registration page for available appointments
to register for Fall 2023 classes.
ESL classes assist you to achieve mastery of language skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Courses integrate English grammar and vocabulary skills with relevant basic knowledge in the areas of United States employment, health, housing, banking, and nutrition. Knowledge of American culture and idiomatic English are stressed.
What is unique about EAS ESL?
  • Classes are free.
  • Students can choose either morning or evening classes.
  • Students meet with teachers online and in-person weekly.
  • Our instructors engage in regular training and have extensive experience teaching students learning a second language.
  • Our program uses advanced, modern, and engaging learning tools.
  • Orientation is conducted by a bilingual College & Career Technician to place you in the best-suited class level and provide ongoing support throughout your time at EAS.
  • New ESL students receive a warm welcome and a comprehensive introduction to our program.
Escondido Adult School offers five levels of English as a second language. Students are placed in their appropriate class level based on their orientation placement exams.
Our class levels are as follows:
  1. Beginning Literacy
  2. Beginning Low
  3. Beginning High
  4. Intermediate Low
  5. Intermediate High/Advanced
Keys to success in ESL:
  • Our first weeks of ESL class will be critical to making sure you have the right tools to succeed in our class.
  • You will be introduced to the curriculum, provided training to use technology to enhance learning English, and set goals to master your class-level competencies.
  • Please see the "ESL Teachers" page for more information about each ESL class level.


HiSET para hispanohablantes:
Para los estudiantes que deseen realizar el examen HiSET en español, visite nuestra página "HiSET en Espanol" para obtener más información.