The NEW website for the Center for English Language Learning@San Antonio College (CELL@SAC) will be available in January of 2014.
(1) a credit ESL program, which consists of ESL classes for academics (ESLA)and advanced English for Academic Purposes (ENGA) courses; and (2) non-credit continuing education (CE) English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. Students with F-1 student visas attend the CELL@SAC credit ESLA and ENGA program.
NOTE: ALL credit ESLA or ENGA students, as well as non-credit ESL classes must go to Oppenheimer (OC) #119 (M-F 8:00-5:00) for Advisement.
|What is the English As A Second Language program?
The English as a Second Language Program (ESLA) at San Antonio College offers stimulating and challenging courses to motivated students from around the world. All faculty have Master's and/or Ph.D. degrees from prestigious universities and average twenty years of teaching experience at the college or university level.
The ESLA series provides four levels of English study. Each level consists of four courses with a rigorous and intensive presentation of the academic listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills necessary for you to pass entrance exams and placement tests and to be successful in your college classes. In addition to the four levels of English, the program offers a series of courses - English for Academic Purposes (ENGA) in composition, grammar and reading which prepare students for college level work.
|What can I do with this course of study?
Students who finish the program are highly successful in college classes. Furthermore, successful completion of the ENGA program guarantees you entry into college classes at SAC and in many cases, subsequent automatic transfer to many prestigious four-year universities.
|What's special about program?
The ESL Program at SAC is one tof the U.S.'s most economical, accredited programs. The program provides intensive study of English in a stimulating and rewarding academic environment, and the program's highly qualified faculty, with advanced degrees from prestigious universities, prepare students to enter and be successful in U.S. college and university academic programs.