ESL - English as a Second Language

ESL Orientations

  • Registration dates for the new 2024-2025 school year will be posted in June 2024!
  • Students interested in joining ESL classes for this coming Fall 2024 MUST register for orientation using our online registration page (registration will open in June 2024)
  • 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.
  • ¡Las fechas de inscripción para el nuevo año escolar 2024-2025 se publicarán en junio de 2024!
  • Los estudiantes interesados ​​en unirse a las clases de ESL para el próximo otoño de 2024 DEBEN registrarse para recibir orientación utilizando nuestra página de registro en línea.
  • Sólo los estudiantes con una cita confirmada serán admitidos a nuestras sesiones de inscripción/orientación.
  • No registraremos a los estudiantes por teléfono o en la oficina.
Please check our ESL orientation registration page for available appointments
to register for Fall 2024 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.