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Palomar College ESL

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General ESL

 

GENERAL ESL
Choose your English language level:  A, B, C, or D.
If you are not sure, choose the highest level that seems like your level.

 

Student A:
I know no English.
*If student “A” describes you then click here for your recommended class.

 

Student B:
I can write like this:
I go to school.
I work every day.
I cook.
I can read and understand almost all of these sentences:
This is my family.
I’m a single mother.
My son is six years old.
We live in San Diego.
I am the manager of a store.
*If student “B” describes you then click here for your recommended class.

 

Student C:
I can write like this:
Every morning I get up 6:00 am. I take a shower and brush my teeth. I prepared my breakfast. Every day walk to work. I go to bed 10:30pm.
I can read and understand almost all of these sentences:
Education is important for people’s lives. People who want a different job often go to college. They can take classes and learn new things. In class, they can also meet new friends and have fun. Going to college can help students in the future.
*If student “C” describe you then click here for your recommended class.

 

Student D:
I can write like this:
I had a nice weekend. I went to Del Mar. There was a concert named “Kaaboo Del Mar.” Many famous singer came to there to sing from all over the world. I liked the show very much. I like it, I want to go and listen again.
I can read and understand almost all of this paragraph:
Maria decided she wanted to learn English at Palomar College. She didn’t know where to go or what to do to take a class, so she called and made an appointment with someone in the ESL department. When she called, the person who answered the phone was happy to speak with her in English or Spanish. She made an appointment for later that day, and she quickly got ready and went straight to the college. At the college, she needed to fill out information online in order to become a student and register for classes. She felt both nervous and excited at the same time. Was the teacher nice? What things did the students learn in the class? The first day of class was one week away and it was hard to wait.
*If student “D” describes you then click here for your recommended class.

 

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