English contains a number of sounds and sound distinctions not present in some other languages. Speakers of languages without these sounds may have problems both with hearing and with pronouncing them. Native speakers of ArabicTagalogJapaneseKoreanand important dialects of all current Iberian Romance languages including most of Spanish have difficulty distinguishing [b] and [v], what is known as betacism.
Orientation dates are subject to change. Pre-registration begins July 9th and is required before attending an Orientation session. Limited seating is available.
Upon registration, additional details will be provided. Students who receive government assistance or TANF must provide a copy of their award letter. Parents must accompany their student in the AEL Orientation for three hours. No children allowed in the Orientation, Testing or Class sessions.
Orientation and assessment for appropriate class placement are required. The ESL program provides free basic courses for adult students whose first language is not English. Classes are available for beginning students with limited reading and writing ability, as well as more advanced students.
The EL Civics program incorporates English literacy and Civics education services for immigrants and other limited-English-speaking populations. Student Feedback Orientation and assessment for appropriate class placement are required. We want to make sure that we are providing excellent customer service to all current or prospective students.
If you have any concerns or issues that have not been successfully addressed by the Adult Education and Literacy team, please contact the Program Director directly by email at gcadulted lonestar.
An online feedback form will be added soon!What is Adult Basic Education? Adult Basic Education offers Basic English as a Second Language, English Literacy & Civics, and GED ® preparation classes at several locations in the Lone Star College (LSC) system. The programs are designed for native and non-native speakers who want to improve their language skills and/or gain the core skills they need to obtain a GED ®.
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Click through the yellow boxes below to see course offerings for upcoming sessions and to access the online application form.
Click the course name to read a description of the course. Needs Assessment and Learner Self-Evaluation Learners come to adult English as a Second Language programs for diverse reasons. Although they may say they just want to “learn English,” they frequently skill they most need to improve.
If students are . Life and Work Reading is the newest reading series developed by CASAS. Use the progress tests (pre- and post) in this essential reading comprehension series to monitor the progress of your ESL/ELL/VESL and ABE/ASE/HSE students.