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NonCredit & Adult Education

English as a Second Language (ESL)

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ESL Levels (Noncredit)

Literacy
  • ESLCVCS 030CE – English Literacy & Civics 0
Low Beginning
  • ESLCVCS 031CE – English Literacy & Civics 1
  • ESL NC 001CE – English as a Second Language Beginning I
High Beginning
  • ESLCVCS 032CE – English Literacy & Civics 2
  • ESL NC 002CE – English as a Second Language Beginning II
Low Intermediate
  • ESLCVCS 033CE – English Literacy & Civics 3
Vocational English
  • VOC ED 079CE – Vocational English as a Second Language A
  • VOC ED 078CE – Vocational English as a Second Language B
  • VOC ED 055CE – Vocational English as a Second Language C

See our Summer 2020 Schedule of Classes


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Follow these simple steps to apply and enroll in the Noncredit/Adult Education Program and begin taking classes.


ESL Certificates

Take a few classes, earn a certificate from Los Angeles City College.

Beginning English as a Second Language Certificate of Competency
Required Courses Course Title Hours
ESL NC 001CE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - BEGINNING I 54
ESL NC 002CE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE - BEGINNING II 54
English as a Second Language-Civics Certificate of Competency
Required Courses Course Title Hours
ESLCVCS 030CE ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS 108
ESLCVCS 031CE ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS 108
ESLCVCS 032CE ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS 108
Literacy Level ESL Certificate of Competency
Required Courses Course Title Hours
ESLCVCS 030CE ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS 108
ESL NC 002CE ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS 108
ESLCVCS 033CE ENGLISH LITERACY AND CIVICS 108

Learn more about our Noncredit ESL Certificate programs by visiting our office on campus

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029

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Phone: 323.953.4000

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Emergency: 323.953.2911