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  • ESL

    Are you a recent immigrant and need to learn how to speak English?  Do you want to improve your English to get a better job?  Would you like to communicate more easily with your child’s teacher? Silicon Valley Adult Education offers a variety of classes to meet your needs.  We have free Beginning through Advanced ESL classes for adults. Special classes are also offered for a fee.  

    Please take a look at the classes listed below, and decide what’s right for you!

    Free ESL Classes

    These are free English classes for non-native speakers. Students learn English skills needed to obtain and maintain jobs, to participate in community activities and to use community resources.

    English classes are offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening. Class levels include:

    • Literacy/Beginning Low
    • Beginning High
    • Intermediate Low
    • Intermediate High
    • Advanced
    • EL Civics
      • Soft Skills
      • Citizenship
      • Driver's Ed
      • Healthcare
      • Employment Skills
      • US History
      • Local, State, and Federal laws
      • Digital Literacy
      • Immigrants Rights
      • Cultural Safety Awareness

    Class levels are based on assessments of students’ reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.

    Textbooks and online resources are provided.