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English as a Second Language (ESL)
English as a Second Language
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Guillermo Colls
Lead Faculty*
Office Hours: B-355
Phone: (619) 660-4641



Program Information

English As A Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to improve:

  • Reading English
  • Writing English
  • English Grammar
  • Listening
  • Speaking skills

Learning English will help students attain employment or pursue degree and certificate programs that use English as the language of instruction.

The ESL program is divided into 5 levels. Students should see a counselor to select additional courses in other areas for which their language skills will be acceptable.

  • Level 1- Basic College ESL
  • Level 2- Beginning College ESL
  • Level 3- Low Intermediate College ESL
  • Level 4- High-Intermediate College ESL
  • Level 5- Advanced College ESL

Students will receive an "ESL Certificate of Completion" when they complete ESL Level 4 with a "B" or better else after completing ESL level 5 with a grade of "C" or better or Pass.

See course descriptions in the left menu for more information.

Our faculty has years of professional experience. Each instructor is well-qualified in specific fields and has a wealth of practical knowledge and skill to share with students.

Classes are usually of a size that provides for individualized attention in a professional learning environment.

Last Updated: 10/23/2018


Guillermo Colls
Lead Faculty*
Office Hours: B-355
Phone: (619) 660-4641

  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
A Member of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District