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Learning a second language can be an essential part of everyday life. At South Texas College all the tools you need to learn English are at your disposal with our ESL classes. This language program provides students with all the components of learning a new language, from basic pronunciation to advanced writing and workplace communication. Multiple learning levels are available, so waste no time and get started by contacting STC today.

Placement Exam

We recommend students take a placement exam before registering to determine their appropriate level. The exam is administered Tuesday mornings. Register for Placement Exam

Once you are on our booking site select "ESL Placement Test" and choose the date you would like to take the exam. Fill out the rest of the form (including your name, email, and telephone number) and press the "Book" button. You will receive a notification via text or email to verify your reservation.

ESL Class Registration

Course List

Course CRN Date Location Cost Register
Foundations I 50062 Jan 16 - Feb 19, 2024 Starr D132 $280 Register
Foundations II 50052 Jan 08 - Feb 02, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1.705 $280 Register
Foundations III 50047 Jan 08 - Feb 12, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1-702 $280.00 Register
Intermediate I 50078 Jan 22 - Feb 22, 2024 Pecan Plaza TBA $280 Register
Intermediate II 50057 Jan 16 - Feb 19, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1-805 $280 Register
Advanced I 50048 Jan 08 - Feb 12, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1-904 $280 Register
Advanced I 50050 Jan 16 - Feb 19, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1-705 $280 Register
Hi Advanced I 50051 Jan 08 - Feb 12, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1-804 $280 Register
Hi Advanced I 50058 Jan 16 - Feb 19, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1.805 $280 Register
Passages I 50059 Jan 08 - Feb 12, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1.7804 $280 Register
Passages III 50049 Jan 08 - Feb 12, 2024 Pecan Plaza 1-702 280.00 Register

ESL Industry Based Online Courses

Course List

Course CRN Date Location Cost Register
Allied Healthcare: Phlebotomy - Online $35 Register
Allied Healthcare: Introduction to Healthcare - Online $35 Register
U.S. Citizenship: Preparing for the Civics Test - Online $35 Register
English for a Commercial Driver's License - Online $35 Register
English for Food Handling - Online $35 Register
English for Customer Service - Online $35 Register
English for Entrepreneurship - Online $35 Register
English for Manufacturing - Online $35 Register
Introduction to Welding - Online $35 Register
TOEFL Preparation - Online $35 Register

Why Choose STC?

With over 20 years in helping people find new careers or learn new career skills, you can rest assured that your future is in good hands with South Texas College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development.

Financial Support Available

Even with our affordable tuition, many of our students are eligible for the Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG). This grant supports students (including residents, nonresidents and foreign students) who demonstrate a financial need. Learn More.

  • Get affordable tuition and avoid long-term debt.

  • High quality instruction with expert staff.

  • Online and in-person classes available.

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