English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
Inglés para personas que hablan otro lenguaje (ESOL)
Английский язык для людей, говорящих на других языках

Learn English at CCBC through Adult ESOL, Advanced ESOL and ESOL Family Literacy classes

The non-credit ESOL program at CCBC offers classes to help adult non-native speakers learn English for community and workplace settings. These courses teach the English language skills needed to succeed in work, school, and everyday life.

Explore our classes below and see the ESOL Registration page for registration dates, locations, and times.

Adult ESOL classes

Beginning ESOL classes

Clases de nivel basico

ESOL Level Intro - Life Skills
This very low beginning course starts with basic English for life and work.

ESOL Level 1 - Life Skills
This low beginning course introduces simple English for life and work.

ESOL Level 2 - Life Skills
This high beginning course improves simple English for life and work.

*These classes are supported by grant funding from Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR).


*Reasonable accommodations for a disability are available upon request. Please call 443.840.3428 to discuss availability of accommodations and testing procedures.


For more information and/or summer schedule and locations, please contact:
Caroline at 443.840.3748 or cko@ccbcmd.edu.

Intermediate ESOL classes

Clases de nivel intermedio

NEW!
ESOL Beginning Writing for Intermediate Speakers
This non-credit course will help intermediate level non-native speakers learn basic writing skills

NEW!
ESOL Expanded Reading and Writing Skills
This non-credit course will assist upper intermediate ESOL student move beyond life skills reading and writing.

ESOL Level 3 - EL Civics
This low intermediate course continues to develop English language skills and introduces civics concepts.

ESOL Level 4 - EL Civics
This intermediate course continues to develop English language skills and builds on civics concepts.

ESOL Level 5 - EL Civic Engagement
This high intermediate course continues to develop English language skills and extends civics concepts to civic engagement.

*These classes are supported by grant funding from Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR).


*Reasonable accommodations for a disability are available upon request. Please call 443.840.3428 to discuss availability of accommodations and testing procedures.


For more information, please contact:
Caroline at 443.840.3748 or cko@ccbcmd.edu.

Morning Classes

9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Monday & Wednesday
  • CCBC Owings Mills, 10300 Grand Central Avenue, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Tuesday & Thursday
  • CCBC Hunt Valley, 11101 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031 (intermediate levels only)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

  • Creative Kids Community Center, 958 Ashbridge Drive, Apts. A & B (beginning levels only)



ESOL Expanded Reading and Writing Skills 


Monday & Wednesday

  • CCBC Hunt Valley, 11101 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031


Tuesday & Thursday

  • CCBC Owings Mills, 10300 Grand Central Avenue, Owings Mills, MD 21117

Afternoon Classes

12:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • CCBC Essex, 7201 Rossville Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21237 (intermediate levels only)
  • Eastern Family Resource Center, 9100 Franklin Square Drive, Rosedale, MD 21237

Evening Classes

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Monday & Wednesday
  • Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228
  • CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore, MD 21222
  • Parkville High School, 2600 Putty Hill Avenue, Parkville, MD 21234
  • Pikesville Middle School, 7701 Seven Mile Lane, Pikesville, MD 21208
Tuesday & Thursday
  • CCBC Catonsville, 800 S Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
  • Cockeysville Middle School, 10401 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville, MD 21030
  • Sacred Heart School (Reisterstown), 63 Sacred Heart Lane, Reisterstown, MD 21136
  • Stemmers Run Middle School 201 Stemmers Run Road, Baltimore, MD 21221

Beginning Writing for Intermediate Speakers & ESOL Expanded Reading and Writing Skills 

Monday & Wednesday
  • CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore, MD 21222
  • Parkville High School, 2600 Putty Hill Avenue, Parkville, MD 21234
Tuesday & Thursday
  • CCBC Catonsville, 800 S Rolling Road, Catonsville, MD 21228
  • Stemmers Run Middle School 201 Stemmers Run Road, Baltimore, MD 21221

All students must come to one of the “Walk-in ESOL Placement & Registration Locations” to sign up for any ESOL Beginning and Intermediate classes. You are not registered until you receive a copy of your registration welcome packet at registration.

Advanced Tuition ESOL Courses/Locations

These non-credit courses are for advanced level non-native English speakers. The courses are self-select. Students registering for these Advanced ESOL courses are not required to come to an ESOL registration session to be assessed. Plan to register at least one week prior to the course start date.

ADS 713 Integrated Skills

Integrated Skills English for Speakers of Other Languages Advanced (ESOL)

This course will help non-native speakers who have above a high intermediate level of English improve their language skills. Topics include specific strategies in listening, speaking, reading, grammar, vocabulary development, and writing.
Courses are 10 weeks/60 hours.
Cost: $229 (Tuition: $69 Fees: $160). Textbook included.

CRN DAYS DATES TIME LOCATION
31108 M/W 9/12 – 11/16/16 9 a.m. – Noon CCBC Owings Mills
31105 M/W 9/12 – 11/16/16 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. CCBC Hunt Valley
31102 T/R 9/13 – 11/17/16 9 a.m. – Noon CCBC Hunt Valley
31097 T/R 9/13 – 11/17/16 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. CCBC Essex


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ADS 990 English for Business Communication

ESOL English for Business Communication

This course is designed to assist high intermediate to advanced level non-native English speakers improve communication skills in the field of business. Students will learn how to better establish and maintain business relationships.
Topics include language for meetings, presentations, collaborations, negotiations, and social interactions.

Courses are 10 weeks/60 hours.
Cost: $299 (Tuition: $89 Fees: $210). Textbook included.

CRN DAYS DATES TIME LOCATION
31107 T/R 9/13 – 11/17/16 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. CCBC Hunt Valley


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PDE 980 English Pronunciation

English Pronunciation for Foreign Speakers (ESOL Pronunciation)

Develop the ability to be better understood. Designed for non-native English speakers who have above a high intermediate level of listening and speaking skills. Topics include techniques to improve vowel and consonant sounds, syllable and sentence stress, intonation patterns, and speaking style.
Courses are 10 weeks/60 hours.
Cost: $279 (Tuition: $79 Fees: $200). Textbook included.

CRN DAYS DATES TIME LOCATION
31098 M/W 9/12 – 11/16/16 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. CCBC Essex
31110 T/R 9/13 – 11/17/16 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. CCBC Owings Mills


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Refund policy

Students requesting to drop a course must notify the Continuing Education Registration Office at 443.840.4700 at least one business day prior to, and excluding, the start date of the course to receive a refund.

Contact us

For more information about Advanced ESOL courses, please contact Suzi at 443.840.3476 or smonti@ccbcmd.edu

ESOL and Adult Literacy 04.13.2010
Video by CCBCMD
Describes CCBC's programs in Grammar, Pronunciation, Writing and more!