Home / Classes / English as a Second Language (ESL) / WINTER 2023 SESSION ESL CLASSES

WINTER 2023 SESSION ESL CLASSES

×
Instructor: Adult School Staff
Quarter: Winter 2023
Prerequisite: New Students: Testing Required

Winter 2023 Term Dates

January 9 to March 3, 2023

(No classes January 17 and February 20, 2023)

___________________________________________________________________________________________________
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 ESL office at Cubberley, 4000 Middlefield Road, I-Building, 2nd floor, or the Palo Alto Adult School office (Rm P11) at Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road. Or, you can register online at paadultschool.org.

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

ESL News: Please click here to get updates.

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.

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

PLACEMENT 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 are strongly encouraged to wear a mask at all times during testing, in class, and on campus.

ESL PLACEMENT TEST AND REGISTRATION

  • New students must take a placement test (see dates below).
    Please click here for ESL Placement Testing & Registration.
  • 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.
~ REGISTER FOR TESTING EARLY – SPACES LIMITED! ~

PLACEMENT TESTING LOCATIONS/DATES/TIMES

DAY TESTING ~ In-Person

WHERE:
Cubberley Community Center
4000 Middlefield Road
I-Building Testing Center
Palo Alto, CA

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

    • Wednesday, January 4
    • Thursday, January 5
    • Friday, January 6
    • Friday, January 13

Testing is now complete for the winter session.
Please check back in February for spring session test dates.

EVENING TESTING ~ In-Person

WHERE:
Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Road
Room 218
Palo Alto, CA

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

    • Wednesday, January 4
    • Thursday, January 5
    • Thursday, January 12


Testing is now complete for the winter session.
Please check back in February for spring session test dates.

WINTER 2023 ESL CLASSES

DATES: January 9 to March 3, 2023
(No classes January 16 and February 20, 2023)

*IN-PERSON* MORNING CLASSES (9:30 a.m.–12:30 P.M.)
Cubberley Campus: Literacy through Advanced Low Levels (Monday–Thursday)

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

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