SCC offers non-native speakers the opportunity to participate in a full program to improve their reading, grammar, composition and speaking skills through both credit and non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) and reading (RDG) courses.
The following ESL credit courses are offered:
For more information about the non-credit class, see the Corporate and Community Development page.
For more information about ESL credit courses, contact Rebecca Ingraham, professor and ESL program coordinator, at 636-922-8505 or email@example.com.
The designation "ESL Friendly" means that ESL students will join the native-speaking students in a section of a course taught by an instructor trained in ESL teaching methods. Special support and additional instruction will be offered to ESL students in order to help them meet the criteria of the course.
Support Services for Students
The ACE Center offers the Literacy Education Action Program (LEAP); individual tutoring by ESL-trained instructors; computer programs in grammar, vocabulary and composition; as well as reference books for individual study and TOEFL preparation.
Support Services for Teachers
The ACE Center has a selection of ESL textbooks. In addition, Gayle Feng-Checkett, the ESL teacher/tutor on campus, is available for consultation, inservice or workshop presentations on ESL, instructional methods, language learning, problems of ESL students in the native speaking classroom, and other related topics.