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Taking ESOL classes at North Lake College is an affordable way to get started with a college education in English.

Program Features

Access to the Academic Success Center which includes writing, reading, and ESOL tutoring in addition to a designated ESOL computer lab (Click here​ for our Facebook page)
  • Small class size
  • Acquisition of technology skills in Blackboard, MS Office, and publisher supported software necessary to succeed in college level courses
  • Full and part time faculty all with MAs and graduate coursework in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or linguistics
  • Affordable tuition
  • International Center staffed by multilingual advisors and employees
Several schedule options:
  • ​Semester-length format (16 weeks), following the college's traditional credit schedule.
  • ​​Fast-track format (8 weeks)
  • ​Hybrid format - meeting half in the classroom and half online

Frequently asked questions about ESOL classes