• Acalanes Adult Education, ESL Programs
    There is NO FEE for ESL Classes.
    Classes & Testing times are subject to change. 
    Keep checking our website for updated information.
     Spring Break:  3/30-4/3, no school
    Spring Classes: March 16 - June 4.
    Spring Holiday:  5/25
    New 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/adultedregistration
    Orientation/Testing Dates:      

    Tuesday,  3/10@ 912:30 pm

    Wednesday, 3/11 @ 6 pm 
    Thursday, 3/12 @ 12:30 pm
    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 Creek         
    Morning Classes: Monday through Thursday, 9 am-Noon, all levels. 
    Evening Classes: Monday through Thursday, 6:30pm -9pm.
         Levels: High Beginning/Intermediate and High Intermediate/Advanced.
    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.