link ESL Programs at Mission College

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ESL at Mission

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Learn ESL at Mission

For students who would like to improve their English communication skills, Mission College offers three types of ESL (English as a Second Language) programs. Daytime, evening, Saturday, and online classes are available.


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How to Apply

Learn how to apply and register. Read instructions in Spanish, English, and Vietnamese.

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  • Improve your English skills to earn a certificate, degree, or transfer to a four-year college.
  • For low-intermediate to advanced students in an academic setting.
  • Improve your English skills to get a better job.
  • Communicate more successfully in English in your everyday life.
  • ESL Credit Program.
  • Mission College offers a Certificate of Proficiency in ESL.
  • For beginning levels of ESL.
  • Improve your English and later enroll in Credit ESL.
  • Improve your English to get a job or a better job.
  • Communicate better in English in everyday life.
  • ESL Noncredit Program.
  • Improve your English quickly in order to enter Mission College or other colleges.
  • Attend school full-time and learn English quickly.
  • Engage in cross-cultural activities and field trips.
  • Intensive English Program.

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English is my second language I am originally from Russia. Mission College gave me a good knowledge of English through my ESL classes. After graduation from Mission, I received a job offer as a Junior Designer at Apple. After two years of contracting, I earned the title of Senior Visual Designer at Intuit.

Svetlana Veldanova '21

Certificate in Graphic Design

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