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We offer English and support classes for immigrant and refugee students

Classes are offered during the daytime and evening on the Spokane Community College campus and at different off-campus sites in Spokane and Spokane Valley.

For more information about English as a Second Language (ESL),
email us ABEInquiry@scc.spokane.edu or call 509-533-7221.

Interpreters are available for some languages.

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Are You...

Two male english learners in the classroom

Great! We will find the right place in one of our English courses.

There are a few exceptions. We will explain those to you in person.
 

How Do I start?

The first step is to take a test to find out where your English language studies should begin.

What should I bring to the test?

  • Picture ID (driver’s license, state ID card, passport, national ID card. We can still help you if you do not have picture ID.
  • Social Security Card (if you have one)
  • Green Card / I-94 (if you have one)

*Non-immigrant visa holders in categories such as B1/B2 (tourist visa), J or F (student visa) cannot be served in this program. Other visa exclusions may apply.

When Can I Take a Class?

English Lerners in the ClassroomClasses last for one quarter.

Spring: April 5, 2021 – June 14, 2021
Summer: July 1, 2021 – August 19, 2021
Fall: September 20, 2021 – December 13, 2021

Classes run Monday through Thursday at various times:

We have open enrollment which means you can enroll any time up to the closed enrollment date.

Types of English Classes

Classes are offered

  • In-Person: Students attend class in person on campus or at one of our off-campus sites.
  • Hybrid: Students attend some classes in person and some classes using live video meetings. Some class assignments are online and some are done in the classroom.
  • Live Online video ESL: Students attend class online with live video meetings. Learn with SCC’s online websites and in the live video meetings.
  • Online ESL: The class is designed for individual study time. Students do coursework online during their available time. Students communicate with the teacher and classmates by email, SCC’s online video meetings.

Classes

Reading/Speaking

Improve reading for important material for school, work, or personal growth. Learn and practice speaking skills to do well in school, at work, or in other parts of your life. Students learn and practice grammar and important vocabulary.

Writing/Listening

Improve writing for school, work, or personal growth. Learn and practice listening skills to do well in school, at work, or in other parts of your life. Students learn and practice grammar and important vocabulary.

Where Do I Go to Take a Class?

Photo of outside of Adult Basic Education Center on Monroe St.Adult Education Center

2310 N. Monroe St.
Spokane, WA 99205
509-533-7221

 




Photo of outside of the SCC Student Services BuildingSpokane Community College (SCC)

1810 N Greene St., Building 15 Annex
Spokane, WA 99217
509-533-7221




 

Photo of outside of the Spokane Valley CenterSpokane Valley Center

11530 E Sprague Ave.
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
509-443-5508

 

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