We are offering a limited selection of fully (100%) online Basic English and Basic Language classes for Autumn 2020.
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The Language Institute at Columbus State Community College offers low-cost non-credit Basic ESL and other Basic Language classes.
Basic ESL classes help students improve their grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and speaking in English. We are currently offering a limited selection of courses. No placement test is required at this time.
- Pronunciation: Contact instructor for textbook information.
- Vocabulary 1: Vocabulary Basics, Third Edition (Comodromos & Langan)
- Successful Writing Basics: The Successful Writer’s Pyramid (Mullineaux)
- Writing for College Readiness: Contact instructor for textbook information.
*Recommended for students who plan to take credit ESL classes within the next year.
These classes provide a basic level of conversational skill and cultural understanding. By the end of the classes, students will be able to ask for and provide basic information as well as express simple statements on a variety of topics. No placement test is required. Available language courses include:
- Spanish (3 levels)
- Spanish for Healthcare
- French, Japanese, & Somali are available by request
Private/Customized/On Site Basic ESL Classes
We would be happy to speak with you about conducting private, customized, on-site classes for your business or organization. Select the “Contact Us” link on the right to arrange a meeting or phone conversation to discuss your needs.
NOTE: The Language Institute offers only non-credit courses. If you’re interested in credit courses that qualify for financial aid, contact the Languages and Communications Department at (614) 287-5400.