English as a Second Language College Program

TMCC Student in Class

If your native language is not English, our program can help you succeed in college and at work.

Are you looking to pursue a degree? Depending on the level in which you are initially placed, you may begin earning credit toward a degree in your first term. You will receive high quality instruction designed to meet your language interests and goals.

TMCC offers courses in many different levels and skill areas, including: listening/speaking, reading, writing/grammar and vocabulary/spelling.

Who Should Take College ESL Classes?

Students whose goals are in any or all of the following areas:

  • To strengthen their English language skills
  • To better understand the American academic environment
  • To develop good study skills
  • To build knowledge in various academic or vocational subject areas
  • To earn vocational certification
  • To pursue a college or university degree (AA, AS, BA, BS)
  • To practice English in interaction with students from many countries

For more information, please contact us.

For non-credit ESL classes, visit Adult Basic Education's English Language Learner community program.

College-Level ESL Courses Offered

See the current TMCC Class Schedule for class dates/times and availability.

Level III (Advanced Academic Level)

  • ENG 113: Composition I for Non-native Speakers
  • ENG 114: Composition II for Non-native Speakers

Elective Classes

Level III (Advanced Level)

  • COM 113: Fundamentals of Speech
  • READ 135: College Reading Strategies
  • ENG 181: Vocabulary and Meaning