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English as a Second Language (ESL)

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We are transforming our ESL program, using technology tools that help you learn more in the classroom and at home. Incorporating the highly-successful Pearson textbooks of Top Notch and Summit, you will find the updated formats fun and interactive.

More than 3 million students worldwide have used these textbooks to successfully learn English! Additional course materials included with your books are the online study guide, accessible from anywhere you can log onto the Internet. On MyEnglishLab (MEL), you can practice auto-graded quizzes, puzzles and games to strengthen and perfect your new skills.

ESL for New Students - English

ESL for New Students - Spanish

ESL for New Students - Portuguese

ESL Grammar Proficiency Assessment Scoring Rubric
Score Course Number Request Course
0-40 QLAN3000/3001 ESL Level 1
40-55 QLAN3002 ESL Level 2
56-70 QLAN3003 ESL Level 3
71-80 QLAN3004 ESL Level 4
81-89 QLAN3012 ESL Level 5
90-100 QLAN3013 ESL Level 6

First, review the publications below. Here you will find the information you need to take the English Grammar Test (the link to the online test is on page one of the documents). You will need an email address (no hotmail accounts, please) and thirty minutes of time. Once you have completed the steps, you can register for classes in person or over the phone. TRANSLATE this page.

When you are ready to take the English Grammar Proficiency Test, click on the following link to see the instructions for getting started: 

English Version                     Spanish Version               Portuguese Version

Benefits of our ESL Program include:
  • Structured classes with current textbook curriculums
  • Experienced instructors
  • Use of technology in the classroom and computer labs
  • KSU Certificate upon completion; attendance at Graduation at final Level

English as a Second Language (ESL)