We are happy that you are considering Kansas City Kansas Community College for English language instruction.

We are proud of the excellence our college shows in its students, faculty and staff, facilities, and programs. The ESOL instructors at KCKCC are committed to helping all students improve their English language skills and meet their personal goals, whatever they may be.

ESOL classes are designed primarily for students who need to improve their English skills for studying at a college or university. Many of our students will begin academic study at KCKCC when they have fulfilled the ESOL requirement. Students in advanced-level ESOL classes may also take college classes during the same semester. Other students are attending ESOL classes to strengthen their English skills for personal or professional reasons.

Kansas City Kansas Community College values all of its students. You will find the college large enough to provide you with numerous activities and opportunities throughout the year, but small enough to be friendly, safe, and comfortable.

We hope that we will be able to personally welcome you to KCKCC. We know that if you choose us as your home for English instruction, you will find your time here useful, rewarding, and enjoyable.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, Liz Holloway or Elsje Smit if you have questions, need assistance, or would like more information.

Best wishes to you!

Mission Statement

ESOL PhotoEnglish for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL/ESL) at Kansas City Kansas Community College is a multi-level, multi-faceted program dedicated to meeting the needs of English Language learners. Our courses prepare students for academic classes, and ultimately, for success in the community. Our goal is to provide a supportive and comfortable learning environment, open to non-native speakers from all cultural and language backgrounds.

Classes

Level 1 Classes

ESOL 0011  -  Level 1 Listening and Speaking for English Learners             3 credit hours

ESOL 0021  -  Level 1 Writing and Grammar for English Learners                4  credit hours

ESOL 0051  -  Level 1 Reading for English Learners                                    3 credit hours

ESOL 0091  -  Level 1 Vocabulary for English Learners                                 3 credit hours

Level 2 Classes

ESOL 0012  -  Level 2 Listening and Speaking for English Learners            3 credit hours

ESOL 0022  -  Level 2 Writing and Grammar for English Learners                4 credit hours 

ESOL 0052  -  Level 2 Reading for English Learners                                    3 credit hours

ESOL 0092  -  Level 2 Vocabulary for English Learners                                 3 credit hours

Level 3 Classes

ESOL 0013 -  Level 3 Academic Listening and Speaking               4 credit hours

ESOL 0023 -  Level 3 Writing for Academic Purposes                   3 credit hours

ESOL 0033 -  Level 3  Focused Grammar                                        2 credit hours

ESOL 0053 -  Level 3 Reading for Academic Purposes                    3 credit hours

ESOL 0093 -  Level 3 Academic Vocabulary                                      2 credit hours

Level 4 Classes

ESOL 0014  -  Level 4 Academic Listening and Speaking                  4 credit hours

ESOL 0024  -  Level 4 Writing for Academic Purposes                        3 credit hours

ESOL 0034  -  Level 4  Focused Grammar                                            2 credit hours

ESOL 0054  -  Level 4 Reading for Academic Purposes                       3 credit hours

ESOL 0094  -  Level 4 Academic Vocabulary                                         2 credit hours

Pronunciation Class

ESOL 0030 -  Improving Pronunciation for Non-Native English Speakers              2 credit hours

Steps to Enrollment
Financial Aid, Grants, Scholarships
English Preparation
College Level Classes and for Job Improvement

The English for Speakers of Other Languages Program is designed for students who have upper-beginning, intermediate, or advanced English skills and who wish to improve their writing, reading, and speaking skills. These ESOL classes will prepare serious students for success in composition classes and other academic courses related to the acquisition of an associate degree. Advancement and success greatly depend on the student's willingness to attend class on a daily basis and to complete all assignments on time. These classes are also appropriate for improving English skills for job advancement. Three sessions are offered throughout the year.

Contact Information

Liz Holloway -  Instructor Coordinator
Elsje Smit - Instructor
Office Hours
Enrollment Day June 2: 1 PM - 6 PM
JUNE 24 - 26 JULY 8 - 10
June 24: 10 AM - 3 PM July 8: 10 AM - 3 PM
June 25: 2 PM - 7 PM July 9: 2 PM - 7 PM
June 26: 10 AM - 3 PM July 10: 10 AM - 3 PM
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