English as a Second Language (ESL) | Casper College, Wyoming

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Accepting New Students

ESL Summer Class Schedule

  • Mid May - Mid August
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

ESL Spring & Fall Class Schedule

  • Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Monday - Thursday, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

ESL Subjects

English as a Second Language supports English Language Learners improve the following English skills:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing

Classes are taught in small groups according to skill level using a communicative approach and individualized to the needs of each student. New students can register on-site. An assessment, the Basic English Skills Test Plus (BEST+), is required and administered to determine appropriate placement in the class.

Classes are located at the Casper College campus, Werner Technical Center.

International Language Lab

The International Language Lab is open to English language learners of all levels and is a place to practice speaking English in a safe environment. This lab offers the opportunity to meet other international community members and experience Wyoming life.

Tuesday, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Espanol

APRENDA INGLÉS GRATIS

• Ofrecemos Diferentes Niveles de Inglés como Segunda Lengua
• Las Clases se Imparten de Lunes a Jueves a las 9 am y a las 1 pm (13:00 horas) y los Martes y Jueves a las 6 pm (18:00 horas)
• Únase a Nuestra Comunidad Diversa de ESL Donde Todos Celebramos Nuestras Diferencias Culturales y nos Apoyamos Mutuamente
Llame hoy para Reservar su Lugar: 307-268-2230.
Pre y Post-Test Son Necesarios. También se Ofrecen Clases
de Ciudadanía, Según Sea Necesario.
Centro de Aprendizaje de Adultos @ Casper College

ESL FAQ

Q: How much does it cost to attend ESL classes at the Adult Learning Center?

A: Classes at the Adult Learning Center are FREE.

Q: How do I enroll in classes?

A: Call the Adult Learning Center at 307-268-2230 to sign up for orientation or complete the online information form.

Q: What is expected of me as a student?

A: Students must complete a registration form, take pre- and post-test exams, as well as attend 4 hours of class a week for a 6-week session.

Q: What types of ESL classes are offered? 

A: Speaking and listening, reading and writing, computer lab, guided lab, and international lab.

Q: How do I qualify for classes?

A: You must be at least 18 years old, out of school, and a non-native speaker of English. You must be able to commit to attending 4 hours per week for 6 weeks.

Q: Are the teachers bilingual?

A: Yes, all of the ESL teachers speak more than one language including German and Spanish.

Q: Can I study on my own?

A: Language learning requires a lot of practice, which is difficult to do on your own. Our program utilizes a communicative approach to language, rather than grammar drills. If you’d like extra study materials, however, we are happy to provide some.

Q: Can I bring my child(ren)?

A: Children are not allowed to be on campus while parents attend class. We can help you find childcare should you need it.

Q: How long does it take to learn English?

A: Learning a language can take years, but we only ask you to commit to 6 weeks at a time.

Q: I signed up for class, but now I have a new job. What can I do?

A: Please contact an instructor immediately so we can find another class time that fits your schedule.

Q: What if the class is too hard for me?

A: Just keep coming! Our teachers work very hard to meet the needs of all students, but language learning does take persistence and effort on the part of the student.

Q: Do I need a Social Security Number (SSN)?

A: A Social Security Number is not required to sign up for our program at this time.

Q: Do you report status to immigration?

A: We do not routinely share your personal information with other agencies.

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