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Adult English Language Learners (ELL) Program
The English Language Learners (ELL) program is designed for adult learners wanting to improve their English language skills. Classes emphasize the fundamentals of grammar, conversational skills, listening comprehension, vocabulary, and writing ability. The program also exposes students to a variety of American customs and cultural traditions. Our ELL programs are conveniently designed to provide blended instruction through face‐to‐face and digital instruction.
Call: 850-892-1240 ext 5109
In person: Visit ECTC at 761 N 20th Street, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433
To schedule testing: 892-51240 x 5101 or visit ECTC in person.
Dates and Times
Testing and Registration: Mondays (tests are given by appointment only)
Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 11:30 am
*Classes held in accordance with ECTC school calendar – schedule to be provided
ESOL classes have open enrollment so students can start at different times during the term upon completing testing and registration. Classes follow the ECTC calendar.
Placement Testing $30.00
Parking Fee (if needed) $10.00
Approximate costs to start class* $70.00
Steps to Enroll (Click here for checklist in Spanish and English)
The Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) is used to determine English language proficiency. Students are placed into a program based on their initial test results. Tests are given on Mondays and are by appointment only. The CASAS test may take several hours, so please plan accordingly. Please arrive on time for testing.
Ongoing assessments monitor students' progress in their studies. After 70 hours of class instruction, the students are post-tested for academic gains. Students are promoted based on standardized CASAS scores. There is no additional fee for this testing if the student has not previously withdrawn from the class.
Eligible students are those who are:
Regular attendance is required to promote student progress and assure a student's seat in class. If six consecutive school days are missed, students will be withdrawn.
Curriculum Framework and Standards
Courses are aligned to Florida Adult Education Curriculum Frameworks and standards. Visit http://www.fldoe.org/academics/career-adult-edu/adult-edu/2020-2021-adult-edu-curriculum-framewo.stml for additional information.
*Forms are available in any language, by request. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a form in a different language.
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