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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

English as a Second Language Preparatory Program

For more information about English as a Second Language at Pikes Peak Community College, visit our ESL website or call 719-502-3535.

Centennial Campus • F-200•719-502-3535

English as a Second Language (ESL) is located at the Centennial Campus. It is a semi-intensive program, designed to meet the needs of non-native English speakers. ESL serves students who wish to improve their English reading, writing, and speaking skills. Many ESL students plan to attend an American college or university or need to improve their English skills for the workplace.

Any student who is interested in taking ESL courses must take the ESL placement exam. Non-native speakers of English whose placement level is below CCR 092  should take the ESL placement exam and be advised by an ESL advisor.

English as a Second Language has three levels of study: basic, intermediate, and advanced. ESL courses include grammar, pronunciation, composition, reading, and listening/speaking. Fulltime students may complete coursework in the ESL in three semesters.


Basic Level

Total Credit Hours: 13

Total Credit Hours: 13

Advanced Level

Total Credit Hours: 13

Additional Electives

Additional electives can be taken at any time after Basic Level. These electives do not count toward level completion in English as a Second Language.