ESL Certificate of Proficiency

The certificate in proficiency in ESL is intended for international students and non-native residents to develop proficiency in academic English and study skills.

Upon entering the program, students are given our language placement test to determine their entry level: Foundations, Intermediate, or Advanced.
To receive the certificate, a student must receive a “C” or better in each of the following:

ESL 051  Foundations I
ESL 053  Foundations II
ESL 062 Intermediate Grammar
ESL 064 Intermediate Reading
ESL 066 Intermediate Writing
ESL 068 Intermediate Oral Skills or
ESL 070 – Communication Skills
COMM 105/ESL 072 – Advanced Grammar
ESL 074 Advanced Reading
ESL 076 Advanced Writing
COMM 100/ESL 078 Advanced Oral Skills


Academic ESL Program

Before you enroll in the ESL Program, you will be given a language placement test. Your level is determined by your score on the test. For more information about ESL classes, please call 309-796-5183.

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