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Language Institute

English as a Second Language

The Quincy College Language Institute offers different language courses for different needs. The purpose of this institute is to provide all levels of English Language Learners with the opportunity to improve their language skills with the holistic support of Quincy College, and to continue their education at Quincy College for their Associates or Bachelors degree. We offer a variety of courses to best help students meet with language needs.

Students enrolled in the Quincy College Language Institute must attend all courses for 18 clock hours per week to successfully obtain an English Language Certificate with Quincy College. Please note that all courses are to be offered at the Quincy College campus in person. Below you will find the suggested English Language course pathway for this certificate:

Fall Semester
ESL 096: Beginning English as a Second Language
ESL 080: Vocabulary for ESL
ESL 081: Academic Reading for ESL
ESL 085: American Culture for International Students

Spring Semester
ESL 097: Intermediate English as a Second Language
ESL 088: Digital Writing for Multilinguals
ESL 089: Oral Communication

Summer Semester
ESL 108: Advanced ESL
ESL 094: Academic Listening and Learning Skills for ESL Students
ESL 095: ESL Grammar

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