Acalanes Adult Education, ELL Programs
There is NO FEE for ELL Classes.
Classes & Testing times are subject to change.
Keep checking our website for updated information.
Spring Break: 3/29-4/2, Closed/No school
Spring Classes: April 5 - May 27
Spring Holiday: None
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.
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.
ELL Locations & Classes: Due to COVID, ELL classes are all online.
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:pm -8:30pm.
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.