Instructional Programs
English as a Second Language (ESL)

 Course Overview

Learn English at El Paso Community College!

The English as a Second Language (ESL) sequence of courses includes listening, speaking, reading, and writing. The courses offer non-native English speakers essential English language training as a pathway for college readiness. The courses include lab activities to reinforce class work. Students interested in ESL courses are required to take an ESL placement test and will enter at levels determined by the results. 


Reading and Writing:

ESOL 0315, ESOL 0316, ESOL 0317, ESOL 0340, ESOL 0341

Listening and Speaking:

ESOL 0325, ESOL 0326, ESOL 0327


ESOL 0335, ESOL 0336, ESOL 0342


English for Specific Purposes

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses are designed for the advanced student of English as a Second Language who requires specialized advanced language training for specific vocational/technical or academic purposes. ESP courses are offered by special registration at the advanced levels. The topic may vary to focus on the special vocabulary and language skill requirements of a specific vocational/technical or academic area.

 District Wide Coordinator

Janine Rudnick

RG Campus