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ABE Program Services

Gain the basic education you need to achieve your goals.

English Language Learner Program

Improve Your Everyday English Communication Skills

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TMCC's noncredit English Language Learner (ELL/ESL) program prepares you to communicate effectively in our multi-faceted society. If you are a non-native English speaker who wishes to improve your English skills, you'll explore all aspects of the English language through group and class discussions and by practicing dialogue, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.

We offer multiple levels of ELL/ESL from Low Beginning through Advanced.

To participate, you must take a placement assessment and pre- and post-tests while enrolled in ELL/ESL. The assessment is a nationally recognized adult education standardized assessment. A combination of your scores, prior class history and instructor recommendation helps to determine your progression in the program.

Gain the necessary skills to access community resources and develop a foundation for your career and academic success.