This program is available to all students who are interested in learning to speak, read, and write English. Students are placed according to the results of appraisal tests, and are enrolled in one of seven levels from beginning literacy to advanced high. Classes are conveniently located throughout the community and citizenship classes are available in El Monte-Rosemead Adult School’s Distance Learning Program.
English as a Second Language
The levels of instruction offered range from beginning literacy to advanced high and address all language skill areas. Upon completion of the ESL program and qualifying entrance tests, pupils may advance to classes in the High School Diploma Program.
Conversation classes are available at some locations. Citizenship is offered through the Distance Learning Program..
Ingles como segundo idioma
Este programa está disponible para estudiantes que estén interesados en aprender a hablar, leer y escribir el idioma inglés. Los estudiantes son registrados en uno de siete niveles desde in álfabeto a avanzado según los resultados de un examen. Al terminar el examen del dominio de inglés, los estudiantes pueden avanzar a un programa de escuela secundaria. Clases de inglés especializando en escuchar/hablar y lectura/escritura están disponible en algunas localidades. Se ofrece curso de ciudadania a través de nuestro programa de aprendizaje a distancia.
ESL Class Descriptions
This course is designed for students who are not literate in their native language. Students will build a basic vocabulary including letters, numbers, and life skills. They will learn to speak, read, and write in English.
(Beginning Low and Beginning High)
This course is designed for students to learn how to communicate in everyday situations and build a larger vocabulary through listening, speaking, reading, and writing activities.
(Intermediate Low and Intermediate High)
This course is designed for students who can understand and communicate simple oral and written messages in English. Students will learn beginning problem solving and critical thinking. Reading and writing development will be emphasized.
(Advanced Low and Advanced High)
This course is designed for students who wish to further develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. Advanced reading, writing, and conversation will be introduced to help students prepare for the world of work and community living. A one-hour transitional English class is provided weekly.
This course is designed for intermediate and above ESL students who wish to strengthen their oral communication skills.
ESL English and Citizenship
The Distance Learning Program offers beginning through advanced ESL and citizenship instruction. Students learn English through a series of DVD and CD visual materials. Students meet individually with a teacher once a week. New online classes are available; students have access to computer assisted instruction once a week.
Free ESL lessons to download and print
Putting English to Work 1 (pdf) 1-20
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit1
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit2
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit3
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit4
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit5
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit6
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit7
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit8
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit9
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit10
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit11
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit12
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit13
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit14
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit15
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit16
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit17
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit18
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit19
Putting English to Work 1 – Unit20
English/Spanish (rtf) 1-20
English/Spanish – Episode1
English/Spanish – Episode2
English/Spanish – Episode3
English/Spanish – Episode4
English/Spanish – Episode5
English/Spanish – Episode6
English/Spanish – Episode7
English/Spanish – Episode8
English/Spanish – Episode9
English/Spanish – Episode10
English/Spanish – Episode11
English/Spanish – Episode12
English/Spanish – Episode13
English/Spanish – Episode14
English/Spanish – Episode15
English/Spanish – Episode16
English/Spanish – Episode17
English/Spanish – Episode18
English/Spanish – Episode19
English/Spanish – Episode20
English Only (rtf) 1-20
English Only – Episode1
English Only – Episode2
English Only – Episode3
English Only – Episode4
English Only – Episode5
English Only – Episode6
English Only – Episode7
English Only – Episode8
English Only – Episode9
English Only – Episode10
English Only – Episode11
English Only – Episode12
English Only – Episode13
English Only – Episode14
English Only – Episode15
English Only – Episode16
English Only – Episode17
English Only – Episode18
English Only – Episode19
English Only – Episode20