ESL - English as a Second Language

2023 ESL Orientations: The next ESL registration/orientation sessions will be (TBD)


  • Students interested in joining ESL classes MUST register for orientation using our online registration page
  • The dates for our registration/orientation will be held in person on (TBD).
  • Only students with a confirmed appointment will be admitted to our registration/orientation sessions. 
  • Again, to sign-up for a registration/orientation appointment, students MUST use the online registration page.
  • We will not register students over the phone or in the office.
*Atención* Nuestras próximas sesiones de inscripción/orientación estarán disponibles en nuestro sitio web el (TBD).
  • Los estudiantes interesados ​​en unirse a las clases de ESL DEBEN regístrese para la orientación usando nuestra página de registro en línea
  • Las fechas para nuestro registro/orientación se llevarán a cabo en persona el (TBD).
  • Solo los estudiantes con una cita confirmada serán admitidos a nuestras sesiones de registro/orientación.
  • Nuevamente, para registrarse para una cita de registro/orientación, los estudiantes DEBEN usar la página de registro en línea.
  • No registraremos a los estudiantes por teléfono o en la oficina.
ESL classes develop the four language skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening. Courses integrate grammar and vocabulary with basic skills instruction to meet students' immediate needs in the areas of employment, health, housing, banking, and nutrition. Knowledge of American culture and idiomatic English are stressed.
What is unique about EAS ESL?
  • Classes are free.
  • Choose morning or evening classes.
  • Students meet with teachers online and in-person weekly.
  • Our instructors have decades of teaching experience.
  • Our program uses the most advanced, modern, and engaging learning tools available.
  • 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 will 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.
  • We will be introducing a new curriculum with new materials and providing training to use technology to enhance learning English.
  • 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.