[You are not alone...40 different languages are spoken by students at HawCC!]
Aloha! Hawaii Community College (HawCC) offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to help English Language Learning (ELL) students prepare for college level courses.
Classes are divided into 2 levels:
Upper Intermediate English
ESL 97X English Essential
[This course focuses on the fundamental skills needed to become a proficient reader and writer of English. This course concentrates on developing reading strategies, academic vocabulary, sentence structure, grammar concepts, and writing through a process approach.]
ESL 21 Developmental Reading
[In this class you will learn about critical reading and how to understand how a writer uses the English language to inform, entertain, and persuade the reader. You will also learn lots of new academic vocabulary.]
ESL 22G Grammar for Expository Writing
[In this class you will learn advanced grammar skills to apply to your academic writing. These skills will help you develop your own writing style with sophistication and clarity.]
ESL 22W Introduction to Expository Writing
[In this class you will strengthen your academic writing skills by learning how to inform and persuade your readers convincingly.]
Which direction do you want to take?