The City College of San Francisco offers a variety of free classes for immigrants. The Non Credit English as a Second Language (ESL) Program classes are offered Monday through Friday mornings and afternoons, and Monday through Thursday evenings, and some weekends in San Francisco.
General non-credit ESL classes are designed to improve English language skills for immigrants living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area. These classes also prepare students for further college work in subjects such as hotel management, business, medicine, computer technology and so on.
The college also offers ten levels of instruction from Literacy, and Beginning (Level 1) to high intermediate (Level 9). Most classes are 2 hours a day, 10 hours a week and focus on all four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. One-hour a day, five-hour a week classes which focus on a specific skill such as Listening, or Pronunciation. Intensive non-credit ESL courses are also available. Students may enroll in more than one class. The college has many campuses in the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit www.ccsf.edu.