• 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.
     
     
     
     
    Winter Classes:  January 7 - March 21
    Winter  Holidays: 1/21, 2/15 & 2/18
     
    Spring Break: 4/1-4/5
     
    Spring Classes:  April 8 - June 13
    Spring Holidays: 5/27
     
     
    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:      
    Thursday 12/13 @ 12:30pm  
    Wednesday 1/3 @ 6pm
     
    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         
    Classes: Monday through Thursday, 9 am-Noon, all levels
     
    Las Lomas High School, 1460 S. Main Street, Walnut Creek            
    Classes: Monday through Thursday, 7-9:30 pm.
    Levels: High Beginning, Intermediate & Advanced
     
    CLASSES: 
    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.