ESL Classes

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ESL Beginning Conversation 1 and 2

This class is for students who want to increase fluency and attain the language skills necessary for basic communication in the community and the workplace. Students will increase fluency through guided conversation and practice. Students should also be enrolled in a High Beginning ESL class or above in order to be successful.

Chula Vista Adult School
(619) 796-7000

Montgomery Adult School
(619) 600-3800

San Ysidro Adult School
(619) 428-7200


ESL Advanced Conversation 1 and 2

This class is for students, educated in their native country, who have studied the English language in an academic setting, either in their homeland or in the U.S.A. Enrollees are often professionals seeking to perfect their language skills to be utilized in the workplace through guided conversation and practice. Students should have English speaking skills at a high intermediate level.

Chula Vista Adult School
(619) 796-7000

Montgomery Adult School
(619) 600-3800

San Ysidro Adult School
(619) 428-7200


ESL Pronunciation

This course is designed for students whose native language is not English and whose primary need is to increase conversational use of the English language. Students will increase fluency through guided conversation and practice.

Montgomery Adult School
(619) 600-3800


ESL/Citizenship

ESL/Citizenship classes are specifically designed to help individuals pass the new citizenship exam and become U.S. citizens. The classes are for second language learners and provide practice in the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) exams as well as give a background in United States history and government. Students will also learn citizenship requirements. Low Intermediate level in ESL and/or teacher approval is required to enroll.

Students new to our ESL/Citizenship program must go through one three-hour orientation session.

Students may purchase books and materials but are not required to do so as a condition of enrollment or attendance.

Chula Vista Adult School
(619) 796-7000

Montgomery Adult School
(619) 600-3800

National City Adult School
(619) 336-9400

San Ysidro Adult School
(619) 428-7200


Other ESL Classes in the Community

ESL classes are offered at the following sites at all levels. You can register directly in the classroom.

Chula Vista Adult School
(619) 796-7000

  • Discovery Elementary
  • Feaster-Edison Elementary
  • Harborside Elementary
  • Kellogg Elementary
  • Rice Elementary
  • McMillin Elementary
  • Vista Square Elementary

Montgomery Adult School
(619) 600-3800

  • Imperial Beach
  • Otay Elementary

ESL/Citizenship Distance Learning

This class offers students with limited time for daily classes a way to study for the new citizenship exam and learn about United States history and government. Students meet one-on-one with the teacher one day a week for one-half hour and complete their work independently using DVDs* and workbooks. Weekly appointments are available at the following sites.

Chula Vista Adult School
(619) 796-7000

National City Adult School
(619) 336-9400

San Ysidro Adult School
(619) 428-7200


ESL Distance Learning

This class offers students with limited time for daily classes a way to study English in their home. Students meet one-on one with the teacher one day a week for one-half hour and complete their work independently using DVDs*, the internet, and workbooks. Weekly appointments are available at the following sites.

Chula Vista Adult School
(619) 796-7000

Montgomery Adult School
(619) 600-3800

National City Adult School
(619) 336-9400

San Ysidro Adult School
(619) 428-7200