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School of Applied Technology

English as a Second Language (KESL)

Hours vary depending on student needs.

The School of Applied Technology offers three levels of ESL leading to vocational training or college level classes. A placement test is given to determine the level at which a student should begin. Placement tests are arranged at the time students seek to register for the program. Students participate in the Integrated Learning Lab which focuses on the individual needs of the students. ESL classes include intensive practice in reading, writing, grammar, listening, vocabulary, pronunciation, conversation, and computer-aided instruction.

International Students

International students (students on a nonimmigrant visa) must complete the International Student Application for Admission through the International Student Services before being able to enroll.

International Student Services
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Student Center (STC) 234
801-957-4528
international.services@slcc.edu

Tuition and Fees

(subject to change without notice)

  • Tuition: Based on $2.16 per scheduled hour
  • Student Fees: $0.15 per scheduled clock-hour
  • Lab Fees: $20.00 for each language lab
  • Books: $64.00 - $150.00 per level - ask instructor prior to purchasing books
  • International Students: Based on $7.35 per scheduled hour. (not including books and International Application fee)

Financial Aid

Requirements
CASAS for Reading & Listening/Speaking level placement CELSA for Grammar/Writing & Language Lab Placement
  • Pre-Lit: < 180
  • Level 1 Beginning: 180-200
  • Level 2 Intermediate: 201-220
  • Level 3 Advanced: 221-235
  • Level 3C Advanced Pre-College: 236-250+
  • Pre-Lit: 0-10
  • Level 1 Beginning: 11-20
  • Level 2 Intermediate: 21-39
  • Level 3 Advanced: 40-57
  • Level 3C Advanced Pre-College: 58-66


Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

4600 South Redwood Rd
Salt Lake City, Utah 84130

Mon - Thu 8:00 am – 1:00 p.m.

South City Campus

1575 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mon - Thu 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

West Valley Center

3460 South 5600 West
West Valley City, UT 84128

Mon - Fri 5:00 p.m - 9:00 p.m.

Courses & Hours

Program Hours: Level I, II, And III – 300 Hours Per Level (Minimum Two Hours Per Day)

Level I – Beginning ESL

CourseTitleClock HoursSemestersPrerequisite

KESL 0110

(0112)

Grammar/Writing

120

(90)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 180-200; CELSA 11-20

KESL 0120

(0122)

Reading

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 180-200; CELSA 11-20

KESL 0150

(0152)

Listening/Speaking

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 180-200; CELSA 11-20

KESL 0455

(0452)

Language Lab

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 180-200; CELSA 11-20


Level II – Intermediate ESL

CourseTitleClock HoursSemestersPrerequisite

KESL 0210

(0212)

Grammar/Writing

120

(90)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 201-220; CELSA 21-39

KESL 0220

(0222)

Reading

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 201-220; CELSA 21-39

KESL 0250

(0253)

Listening/Note-take Skills

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 201-220; CELSA 21-39

KESL 0251

(0252)

Listening/Speaking

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 201-220; CELSA 21-39

KESL 0455

(0452)

Language Lab

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 201-220; CELSA 21-39


Level III – Advanced ESL

CourseTitleClock HoursSemestersPrerequisite

KESL 0310

(0312)

Grammar/Writing

120

(90)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 221-235; CELSA 40-57

KESL 0320

(0322)

Reading

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 221-235; CELSA 40-57

KESL 0350

(0353)

Listening/Note-take Skills

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 221-235; CELSA 40-57

KESL 0351

(0352)

Listening/Speaking

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 221-235; CELSA 40-57

KESL 0455

(0452)

Language Lab

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 221-235; CELSA 40-57


Level III (C) – Advanced Pre-College ESL

CourseTitleClock HoursSemestersPrerequisite

KESL 0711

(0712)

Pre-College Writing

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 236-250+; CELSA 58-66

KESL 0721

(0722)

Pre-College Reading

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 236-250+; CELSA 58-66

KESL 0731

(0732)

Pre-College Listening/Speaking

30

(21)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 236-250+; CELSA 58-66

KESL 0740

(0742)

Pre-College Computer & Writing Lab

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 236-250+; CELSA 58-66

KESL 0751

(0752)

Pre-College Grammar

60

(45)

Sp,F

(S)

CASAS 236-250+; CELSA 58-66

Advising Notes

International Students (Students On A Non-Immigrant Visa) Must Complete The International Student Application For Admission Through:

International Student Services
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Student Center (STC) Room 234
801- 957-4528
international.services@slcc.edu

SLCC F-1 international students will automatically be enrolled in the Ascension Health Insurance Plan when they register for classes. Please contact the office for international students for further details.

Additional Program Notes

Because all classes are now offered individually, there are no required minimum hours of enrollment (EXCEPT for International Visa students who must attend full-time).

Program Student Learning OutcomesRelated College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

All classes

1 – Acquire Substantive Knowledge

All classes

2 – Communicate Effectively

3 – Develop Quantitative Literacy

KESL: 0711 (0712), 0480 (0482), 0490 (0492)

4 – Think Critically and Creatively

5 – Civic Engagement

6 – Work Professionally and Constructively

KESL: 0450 (0452), 0740 (0472)

7 – Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Salt Lake Community College

4600 South Redwood Road Salt Lake City, UT 84123
801-957-7522
Student Services hours: M-Th: 7 am - 7 pm; Fr 7 am - 4:30 pm
Enrollment Info: 801-957-4073

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