For-credit, academic prep ESL program

For students whose first language isn't English and/or F-1 students, we provide a credit, academic preparatory ESL (English as a Second Language) program to help you succeed at Montco and beyond. Among other services, you'll receive placement testing, tutoring, academic and cultural advising.

Our coursework includes:

  • three semi-intensive classes that introduce basic English vocabulary and pronunciation and practice in speaking, listening and writing;
  • ESL Basic Writing I and II to prepare you for English Composition I;
  • Vocabulary Development I and II;
  • Oral/Aural Skills to help develop your listening and conversation skills.

Whether you plan to enroll as a part- or full-time student, you should:

  • submit an application to Montco;
  • schedule your ESL placement test to determine your English and reading levels;
  • talk with our ESL advising specialist to understand your test results, choose your courses and transition successfully to college.
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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Perfect for non-native speakers who want to improve their English language skills but aren't pursuing a college degree or credits ...

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