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Learn English at LACC

Learn English at LACC

LACC Credit and Noncredit ESL:
We can help you reach your goals.

Credit ESL

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  • Many Credit ESL students have academic goals, but some use our academic English program for work requirements.
  • Focus on academic English skills
  • Prepare students for success in American college classrooms
  • Ready students for transfer to universities and/or 2-year degrees
  • Credit ESL classes give grades (GPA) and students can earn credit toward an AA/AS degree or they can transfer to a university
  • Credit ESL courses are ideal for F1 and F2 visa students
  • For California residents, out-of-state students, international students (F1 & F2 visa), and DACA recipients
  • Fee-based courses, financial aid or fee waiver available

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Noncredit ESL

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  • Many of our noncredit ESL students are working on their general English.
  • Improve overall English skills (reading, writing, listening, speaking)
  • Help with the language of daily life skills (citizenship, medical care, parent-teacher conferences, employment, etc.)
  • Help with understanding American culture, customs, and public services
  • Builds skills for Credit classes, GED classes, and Citizenship
  • Noncredit ESL classes give grades (P/SP/NP) that can be used to earn vocational certificates for employment and careers
  • Noncredit ESL courses are repeatable, open entry and open exit
  • No residency requirement
  • Free

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