English as a Second Language

ESL class

Adult Basic Education offers free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for all levels of language ability from beginning to advanced. The goals are to help students improve their communication skills and prepare them for employment or continuing education. Students attend the classes that meet their specific needs. The friendly classes focus on the reading, writing, speaking, and listening of the English language.

ESL students must be:

  • At least 16-years-old
  • Not enrolled in high school
  • A person who speaks a first language other than English
SUMMER 2015
Daytime ESL Classes    
Belleville Campus - BeginnersMC Room 14609-11:50 a.m.M-ThJune 1-25
Belleville Campus - BeginnersMC Room 14609-11:50 a.m.M-ThJune 29 - July 23
Belleville Campus - AdvancedMC Room 14619-11:50 a.m.M-ThJune 1-25
Belleville Campus - AdvancedMC Room 14619-11:50 a.m.M-ThJune 29 - July 23
Sam Wolf Granite City CampusRoom 5339-11:50 a.m.M-ThJune 1-25
Sam Wolf Granite City CampusRoom 5339-11:50 a.m.M-ThJune 29 - July 23
Evening ESL Classes    
Belleville Campus - BeginnersMC Room 14605:45-9:10 p.m.M, WMay 13 - June 29
Belleville Campus - AdvancedMC Room 14615:45-9:10 p.m.M, WMay 13 - June 29
Belleville Campus - AcademicMC Room 14615:45-9:00 p.m.T, ThMay 14 - June 30
Sam Wolf Granite City CampusRoom 5335:45-9:00 p.m.T, ThMay 14 - June 30

Click here to download the printable schedule:  English version     Spanish version

For pre-registration or more information, call or email:

618-235-2700, ext. 5369
Toll-free in Illinois 866-942-SWIC (7942), ext. 5369
jeannine.warford@swic.edu