English as a Second Language


CRC offers a comprehensive ESL program with courses in grammar, listening/speaking, pronunciation, reading, and writing designed to provide the English language learner with the command of the English language necessary to pursue both transfer and vocational courses and enter the workforce. Students can enter with virtually no knowledge of English and progress to an extremely proficient level.

Explore the English as a Second Language Course Sequence

ESL Course Sequence

ESL Assessment

If you are learning English, you should take an ESL assessment test to place you in an ESL class that matches your skill level. Please see the ESL Placement page to sign up for an assessment test.

Sign up for an ESL Assessment Test