English as a Second Language (ESL)

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Downtown Campus

Beth Prevo ESL Instructor

Karrie Zylstra ESL Instructor


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Our classes are designed to serve immigrant and refugee students working on their English employability skills. Many students are also enrolled in career training programs at the college. Other students are in class to raise their skill levels so they can begin a in career training program.

Classes are offered in the four skills areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing at all levels.


These classes are usually 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Please check the class schedule to confirm the times.


$25 per quarter, set by the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.


To register for ESL classes, call Karrie Zylstra at 253.680.7304.

Class Information

Levels 1-6 ESL class registration and testing information 

Level 1-4 ESL classes at New Tacoma Apartments in Hilltop 

ESL Pathway to Career Training