English as a Second Language - ESL Level 1

WESL-001 English as a Second Language - ESL Level 1

Hours: 84
Fee: Free
Instruction: In-person/Lecture

Program Description

This is an introductory course that emphasizes the basics of 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.

Program Details

COVID-19 Vaccination

All students taking courses with an in-person component and/or students who intend to be on campus for any reason are required to provide written proof of full vaccination.

Fee: Free!

Section D11

Days: Monday & Wednesday
Times: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Dates: September 12 - December 19

Section E11

Days: Monday & Wednesday
Times: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Dates: September 12 - December 19

Books will be provided.

Refund Policy

Withdraw prior to the start of class* - 100% Refund
No Refunds will be given once class begins

In the absence of a written third party contractual agreement stating otherwise, all refunds will be issued to the student. Credit card payments will be refunded directly to the credit card if processed within thirty days of the payment.

Course Cancellation Policy

The STCC Workforce Training office reserves the right to cancel any course that does not meet minimum enrollment requirements.

Student Handbook Policies

As a participant in this program/course I understand that I am bound by all the rules, regulations, and policies of STCC as outlined in the Springfield Technical Community College Student Handbook.

For More Information, Please Contact:

The STCC Workforce Development Center
Building 27, Second Floor

Enrollment Process

Enroll Online

  1. Go to ARIES Registration
  2. Click the "Select" button next to your desired section. A window appears.
  3. Click "Add Section to Cart". A success message appears.
  4. Click the "Next" button in the top right corner.
  5. Enter your personal and credit card information.
    • Please note, the course is free, but you will need to select Visa Payment during the check-out process. We will never ask for card information.

Enroll in Person

Go to Building 27, 2nd floor to register for the course or call (413) 755-4225.

Enrollment Process

Enroll Online

  1. Click: ARIES Registration
  2. Click the "Select" button next to your desired section. A window appears.
  3. Click "Add Section to Cart". A success message appears.
  4. Click the "Next" button in the top right corner.
  5. Enter your personal and credit card information.
    • Please note, the course is free, but you will need to select "Visa Payment" during the check-out process (it will never ask for card information).

Enroll in Person

Go to Building 27, 2nd floor to register for the course or call (413) 755-4225.