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ESL/Citizenship 2020

Program Description

There are many reasons to take English as a Second Language (ESL) classes from communicate with others to getting a job.  Our classes are designed to help support those reasons.  We have classes at various levels to help you improve your English.     All classes focus on teaching grammar, reading, listening comprehension,  writing and vocabulary.    Learn and practice your English language skills with our various ESL courses, including pronunciation, vocabulary and computers.  Prepare for the US Citizenship process and examinations.

Registration Process

To register for classes, please come to the main campus on San Juan Street 10-15 minutes prior to the start time of each registration session. If you are planning to attend one of the satellite campuses and classes have started, you can register with the teacher.  After taking an assessment test, students will be placed into the appropriate class.*

Please note: Students are welcome to register after school begins. Don't wait until the next semester to begin. Call the office today for more information.

*Due to Tustin Unified School District Board of Education emergency resolution on March 16  and  decision on March 30 in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, Tustin Adult School will not be registering any new students from Monday, March 23, through Friday, May 29 while schools are closed.  


Class/Course Information

Beginning Literacy Basic ESL-Introduction class for those new to the county or studying the English Language needing support in developing literacy skills and vocabulary development.

Beginning ESL-Class for those who have basic English language skills who want to develop grammar, reading, listening comprehension and vocabulary.

Intermediate ESL-Class for those who have strong basic skills in English who will further develop those skills while incorporating writing skills.

Advanced ESL-Class for those who have understanding of English language and will work on higher level grammar, reading and writing skills to support bridging into secondary education or perusing better employment. 

Conversation Class-Beginning and Intermediate classes are offered to support an individual in communicating in various situations.   

Pronunciation Class-Designed to help improve your accent as you learn the various ways letter combinations (graphemes) sound when written together.  

ESL Study at Home  Class-This class is for students in an ESL class to supplement their language development with a DVD program.   

VESL: Vocational ESL Computer & Literacy-Class to develop English while working on beginning computer skills and literacy.