English as a Second Language [ESL]

General Information

The Warren Woods English As A Second Language (ESL) program teaches English language learners how to read, write, speak, and listen. Conversational skills are practiced, as well as basic computer instruction and citizenship. Students of all languages are welcome.

Classes are open to students who meet the following criteria:

  • age 18 or older as of September 1, 2020,
  • not currently enrolled in a K12 school, and
  • resident of Macomb County 

2021-22 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION

Registration information can be found on main Adult Education page. Click here for a PDF of registration steps for the 2021-22 School Year.

2021-22 ESL Class Information

During the 2021-22 school year, classes will be provided with online only options until January. From February to June, class modalities offered will be determined by student demand. The schedule will depend on both student level and type of instruction.

CLASS SCHEDULE

School Year Classes begin September 13.

Morning (AM) classes are from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  Online only, Monday through Thursday. (12 hrs/week)
Evening (PM) classes are from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Online only, Tuesday and Thursday (5 hrs/week plus 1 hour teacher office hours)

Online classes will be held using Zoom. Students will be provided all necessary links to the Zoom class upon completion of registration.

If offered in 2022, in-person classes meet at Warren Woods Adult & Community Education, 12900 Frazho Road, Warren, MI, 48089.


REGISTRATION INFORMATION

To register, you will need:

  • Passport, naturalization certificate, permanent resident card, or other birth certificate equivalent
  • Driver license, state ID, or proof of residency in Macomb County
  • $30 non-refundable registration fee for 2021-22 academic year

Registration information can be found on main Adult Education page. Click here for a PDF of registration steps for the 2021-22 School Year.

TESTING REQUIREMENT

All new students must take a CASAS placement test in both reading and listening before attending classes. Students will schedule their CASAS exam on Calendly upon completion and submission of the registration form. When you complete the registration form and submit it, you will be directed to the Calendly page where you can sign up for the CASAS test.

Students should allow 2 - 3 hours for an exam. Exams will mostly be offered in-person, but some limited online testing options are available.