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English as Second Language Program
California South Bay University offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes that focus on teaching "real world" communication skills. It designed to equip students with the English language proficiency required to communicate effectively across the entire range of linguistic environments - academic, professional, cultural, commercial, personal and social - encountered in American society. The program operates by employing a graduated series of levels incorporating increasingly complex conversational, compositional and grammatical forms, as well as by introducing students to some of the major social, cultural and philosophical tenets of the American perspective, providing students with both the language and the insight necessary for realizing their full potential as participants in the American experience.
Students of ESL classes expected to benefit from the object-oriented Curriculum teaches language, academic, and cultural skills for immediate use. The Accent Reduction helps learners speak American English confidently, while The Authentic Language Practice allows students to apply what they have learned. Each course is divided in to two major component, (a) reading comprehension, grammar and written composition and (b) listening comprehension, oral expression and pronunciation. Listening & Conversation enables learners to effectively communicate with native speakers of American English, Grammar & Writing trains learners to use English professionally, Communication Workshops provide learners with individualized practice and Speech & Presentation prepares learners for advanced studies and professional careers.
Levels of Instruction
The ESL classes are offered at the following levels:
* Completion meets CSBU's degree program admissions requirement for English.
- Beginner – ESL 100 Level Classes
- High Beginner - ESL 200 Level Classes
- Intermediate/Advanced Beginner - ESL 300 Level Classes
- High intermediate/Advanced - ESL 400 Level Classes
Tuition covers instruction, equipment use, the placement exam, orientation, handouts and general counseling services.
Tuition: $140/unit for the ESL classes
To apply for ESL admission at California South Bay University, an applicant must submit the following items:
- An application form;
- A nonrefundable application fee $50.00;
- Copy of photo ID
*Please contact our admission counselor for more information about CSBU ESL Program and application process
ADMISSION TO CSBU DEGREE PROGRAMS
Applicants may also apply for admission into CSBU's graduate programs. Completion of CSBU's ESL 400 level satisfies the English admission requirement for entrance into the University.