English as a Second Language - Non-credit

You're reached the Non-credit ESL page. Non-credit ESL courses are designed for beginning through advanced English language learners who are not pursuing a degree at this time.  For those pursuing a degree, or for businesses looking to bring ESL courses into the workplace, see our general AESL page.

View the Summer 2016  ESL Schedule

Test Preparation Classes

Free ESL Placement Meeting!   MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016

Monday, May 16, 2016, 6:30-8:30 pm, in the Charles Rollins Center on our Newtown Campus (near the cafeteria).  No registration needed—just come! Which level should you take? Please come to a placement meeting to take a short test and meet with an instructor who will help you choose the best classes for your level. You can register and pay for classes at the meeting. We hope to see you there! For a map and directions, go to:

http://www.bucks.edu/about/campus

• Register early! Get $20 off each class if you register by May 20, 2016!
• Registration Deadline, May 27, 2016
• Registrations will not be accepted after the third class
• To register, call 215-968-8409 (Option #1)
• For ESL information, call 215-497-8729 or send an email to: donna.kirn@bucks.edu
• Classes are 8 weeks long.
• For more English practice, sign up for 2 or more classes!

Summer 2016 ESL Classes

Newtown Campus

Beginner ESL

ESL Course 1A / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0009 C01& C02
For students with limited English, all English skills studied
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am-12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30 pm

ESL Course 1B / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0010 C01 & C02
For advanced beginners, all English skills studied.
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am-12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30 pm

Intermediate ESL

Intermediate ESL 2A / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0216 C01 & C02
For students with low intermediate English, all English skills studied
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am-12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30 pm

Intermediate ESL 2B / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0217 C01 & C02
For high intermediate students to prepare for advanced level
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am-12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30 pm

Intermediate ESL 2C / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0218 C01 & C02                  
For students with intermediate English, all English skills studied
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am-12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30  pm

Advanced ESL

Advanced ESL 3A / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0317 C01 & C02     
All English skills studied
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am-12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30 pm

Advanced ESL 3B / $320 (includes text)
LESLA 0318 C01 & C02
All English skills studied
Mondays and Wednesdays
C01/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 10am–12:30 pm
C02/June 6-August 1, (no classes on July 4th) 7-9:30 pm

Specific Skill Courses

Conversation and Pronunciation/$200 (includes text)
LESLA 0215 C01 & C02
For intermediate to advanced speakers
Thursdays
C01/June 9-July 28, 10am–12:30 pm
C02/June 9-July 28, 7-9:30 pm

Intermediate to Advanced Writing/ $200 (includes text)
LESLA 0504 C01
Intermediate to advanced students
Tuesdays
C01/June 7-July 26, 10am–12:30 pm
C02/June 7 - July 26, 7-9:30 pm

Test Preparation

IBT TOEFL Test Preparation

Newtown Campus/ $385 (includes text)/ ATEST 2502 C01
Advanced English skills and practice tests for the TOEFL test.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
C01/June 7-July 28, 6:30-9:30 pm