• CAMPUS LOCATION
    Sarasota Main Campus, Building 3
    941-924-1365 / Ext. 62462

    English fluency is the key to entering and succeeding in the local workforce. The ESOL program helps build students' reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills while equipping them with workforce preparation skills such as filling out job application forms and understanding job-specific vocabulary. Classes are offered on several levels.

    SCHEDULE

    • DAY CLASSES
      Monday-Friday / 8:00am-11:00am & 11:30am-2:00pm
    • EVENING CLASSES
      Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday / 6:00pm-9:00pm

     

    REGISTRATION INFORMATION

    STEP 1 (Students UNDER the age of 18):
    The student must present a written referral from the districted or zoned school that indicates the student was consulted by school staff regarding enrollment options.

    STEP 2:
    Follow standard registration procedures including:

    • Must be 16 years of age and NOT enrolled in HS;
    • Must provide photo ID with date of birth;
    • Students who entered U.S. on student VISA are NOT eligible for the program;
    • Requirement to be tested to determine level of English;
    • A testing appointment will be made at the time of registration. Testing could take up to 2 hours, depending on student’s level of English.
    • After testing, student will be notified by telephone or in person of the start date.
    • Fees: $45.00 per semester / $10 parking for year

    *NOTE: Some classes have waiting lists.

     

    REGISTRATION OFFICE HOURS
    Monday-Thursday / 8:00am-12:00pm (noon)

    Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday / 4:30pm-7:30pm

     

    REGISTRATION FEES
    $45.00 per semester
    $10.00 parking for the year

     

    OTHER LOCATIONS

    NORTH PORT BRANCH
    4445 Career Lane, North Port / 941-257-2252

    • DAY CLASSES
      Monday-Friday

      8:00am-11:00pm & 11:30am-2:00pm
    • EVENING CLASSES
      Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday

      6:00pm-9:00pm

     

    CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
    When you complete the English for Speakers of Other Languages program, you receive a Literacy Completion Point (LCP) Certificate of Achievement for each level attained.

     

    CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION
    Prepare for the citizenship test in one of two ways...

    1. Enroll in regular classes for English language study. In the computer lab, you will study American history and government.
    2. Study at home.
      Free online citizenship lessons (Click Here)