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WINTER 2022 SESSION ESL CLASSES

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ESL Classes
Instructor: ESL Staff
Quarter: Winter 2022
Textbook: Required textbooks can be purchased in the Adult School office.

Winter 2022 Term Dates

January 10 to March 4, 2022

(No classes January 17 and February 21)
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The Palo Alto Adult School ESL program offers many classes to help you meet your English learning goals. To enter our free classes, new students must register for a placement test. There is no childcare for the test or the classes. To register for the placement test, come in to the Greendell ESL office at 4120 Middlefield Road, room P10, or the Palo Alto High School Adult School office at 50 Embarcadero Road. Or, to register online, click here.

ENROLLMENT POLICIES

  • Students must be able to attend the full 8 weeks.
  • Students will be required to buy a textbook for the class.
  • There is no childcare.

ESL PLACEMENT TESTING AND REGISTRATION

** New students must take a placement test. To register online for your placement test ** Click here.
** You must bring your identification and proof of vaccination with you on test day.
** Some class sessions are online and meet with teachers via Zoom. Students need to download and learn Zoom at https://zoom.us.
** All placement testing is in-person. Social distancing guidelines and Covid-19 protocols will be practiced during testing.

All adult school students who are taking a placement test, and those attending in-person classes must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and are required to show proof of complete vaccination. Students must wear a mask at all times during testing, in class, and on campus.

**Register for testing early – Spaces limited!**

**Students who are not registered to take the placement test will not be allowed to take the test.**

When your registration is completed, you will select one of the test dates shown below.

DAY TESTING—(IN-PERSON)

WHERE:
Greendell Campus
4120 Middlefield Road—Room P3

TIME: 9 a.m.–12 noon
Test begins promptly at 9 a.m.

    • Friday, December 3, 2021
    • Friday, January 7
    • Friday, January 14

EVENING TESTING—(IN-PERSON)

WHERE:
Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Road—Room 218

TIME: 6–9 p.m
Test begins promptly at 6 p.m.

    • Wednesday, January 5
    • Tuesday, January 11

CLASSES

WINTER SESSION ESL CLASSES—(IN-PERSON)

DATES: January 10 to March 4, 2022
(No classes January 17 and February 21)

MORNING CLASSES (9 a.m.-12 noon)
Greendell School: Literacy through Advanced Low Levels (Monday-Thursday)

EVENING CLASSES (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
Palo Alto High School: Literacy through Advanced Low Levels (Monday and Wednesday)

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FALL SESSION ESL CLASSES—(LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM)

Students need to download and learn Zoom at https://zoom.us/. After you register, you will receive a Zoom link to login to the class. If you have any questions, please call the ESL office at (650) 494-2326.

DATES: January 10 to March 4, 2022
No classes January 17 and February 21)

MORNING CLASSES (3 meetings per week): 9-11 a.m. / Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
3 levels: Mixed beginning, mixed intermediate, advanced

EVENING CLASSES (2 meetings per week): 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Tuesday and Thursday
3 levels: Mixed beginning, mixed intermediate, advanced

FUNDAMENTALS OF WRITING I: 6:30-8:30 p.m. / Thursday
10 weeks / January 13-March 17

ADVANCED LEVEL & ADDITIONAL SKILL-SPECIFIC CLASSES: See English Enrichment classes.