Acalanes Adult Education, ESL ProgramsThere is NO FEE for ESL Classes.Classes & Testing times are subject to change.Keep checking our website for updated information.Winter Classes: January 7 - March 21Winter Holidays: 1/21, 2/15 & 2/18Spring Break: 4/1-4/5Spring Classes: April 8 - June 13Spring Holidays: 5/27New Students:In order to attend class, students must first take a placement examination and be assigned to a class. (Students may join classes at any time during the year, space permitting.) You must register before attending a test session. Orientation meeting usually takes 20 minutes and testing usually takes 2 hours.
Register online for a testing date: www.acalanes.k12.ca.us/adultedregistrationOrientation/Testing Dates:All testing is done at the: Del Valle Campus, 1963 Tice Valley Blvd, Walnut Creek.Please check-in at the main office in the 100 building on your testing day. Testing will begin immediately at the scheduled time, no late entry.ESL Locations & Classes:Del Valle Education Center,1963 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut CreekClasses: Monday through Thursday, 9 am-Noon, all levels.Las Lomas High School, 1460 S. Main Street, Walnut CreekClasses: Monday through Thursday, 7-9:30 pm.Levels: High Beginning, Intermediate & AdvancedCLASSES:Beginning & High Beginning: Basic life skills are emphasized through conversation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, and writing. Instruction includes listening and pronunciation.Intermediate: Improve English grammar, pronunciation, conversation, life skills, reading, and writing.Advanced: Instruction in the mastery of oral fluency through conversation, discussion, and presentation of vocabulary and idioms.