Learn English with us!
Our FREE Noncredit ESL Program offers:
- Literacy and Level 1 to 9
- Vocational/workplace ESL
- Computer skills
- College preparation
Our Credit ESL Program offers:
- Academic reading and writing
- Academic oral communication
- Grammar and editing
Are you new or returning to CCSF?
New CCSF Students
Do you currently live in California and need English practice for talking to your boss, co-workers, neighbors, or children?
¿Vive actualmente en California y necesita practicar inglés para hablar con su jefe, compañeros de trabajo, vecinos o hijos?
Noncredit ESL is good for you.
Noncredit classes are free for California residents.
Do you currently live in California and need ESL classes for a college degree, certificate, or transfer to a 4-year college or university? Or do you need academic ESL for your job?
Credit ESL is good for you.
Credit classes cost $49 per unit, but you may be eligible for Free City. View the Free City informational video.
Did you live outside the United States and want to study as an international (F-1 visa) student?
You can attend CCSF classes with an F-1 visa.
Returning credit students
Please check out the Class Schedule to find the right Credit ESL courses for you.
If you have not taken credit classes at CCSF for the last 2 semesters, please re-apply to be credit students. You may use the Online Credit ESL Guided Self-Placement Tool to start the placement process.
Returning noncredit students
Please check out the Class Schedules to find Noncredit ESL courses that fit your schedule. If you are returning after a break from taking noncredit ESL classes, you may use the Online Noncredit ESL Guided Self-Placement Tool to find your current ESL level.