English as a Second Language (ESL)- Level 1

ZESL-100 English as a Second Language - ESL Level 1 (84 hours)
Fee: $299

February 9th - May 19th, Tues & Thurs
2 OPTIONS: 9:00am-12:00pm or 6:00pm-9:00pm

Course Description

This is an introductory course that emphasizes the basics in conversation, reading, writing, and vocabulary development. The focus of the course is on improving listening comprehension and increasing conversational fluency. Reading techniques such as identifying the main idea and details, guessing the meaning of new words from context, and skimming and scanning are covered. Through a broad range of student-centered activities, students are given the opportunities to practice and reinforce important grammatical structures and patterns.

Students who successfully complete Level I can continue to ESL-Level 2


No Prerequisites

For more information, call 413-755-4423 or visit http://www.stcc.edu/wd/ESL/


Suggested Enrollment Process

To Enroll Online:

  1.  Click: ‘On Line Registration’ on the left side of this webpage.

  2. Click on Search and Register for Workforce Development Classes

  3. Type in ‘ESL’ and hit 'Submit"

  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the course that you want to take. There may be several choices so make sure you select the right course and dates

  5. Enter in your personal and credit card information. Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you. It should have the Building and Classroom for the course.

    • If it does not, check with our office at 755 4225 a few weeks prior to the class to confirm the room numbers.

To Enroll in Person:

Go to STCC Building 16, Garvey Hall Room 131 to register for the course or call 755 4225