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English as a Second Language

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If you’re interested in learning how to read, write and speak English, Chaffey College’s English as a Second Language (ESL) program can help. Our program serves a wide variety of people including:

  • International students
  • People who have learned some English in another country and wish to continue learning here
  • People who have been living in the U.S. for decades and speak English, but want to improve their writing and speaking skills
  • People who want a job that requires stronger language skills
  • People who would like to take ESL as the first step in pursuit of a college degree or certificate

Step One: Apply (Begin with the "Start Here" link above)
Step Two: Choose a Class
Step Three: Register
Step Four: Wait for Classes to Start


Need Help?

Email: ESL@chaffey.edu

ESL Faculty

Charmaine Phipps
Coordinator, Professor
Kyle Pennett
Professor (se habla español)


Important Information

ESL Day at the Fontana Campus 

Need help with completing the ESL application? Curious about what an ESL class looks like? Join us for ESL Day on Wednesday, May 11 from 3PM - 6PM at the Fontana Campus! 


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Free ESL Hybrid Courses at the Fontana Campus

The Fontana Campus is offering free ESL hybrid courses for Summer 2022! Register today at www.chaffey.edu/esl or email ESL@chaffey.edu for virtual assistance. 

Free ESL classes

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