High School Completion and Language Learning Programs

English Language Learning (ELL)

The English Language Learning (ELL) course for adults is offered during the Fall Semester and Spring Semester.

Each semester is 15 weeks of instruction. The four-level program integrates listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, math, and pronunciation skills with life-skills topics, critical thinking activities, and civics concepts. Computer skills are included in the course.

The classes are free, however, students need to purchase class materials.

Students are required to:

  • purchase class materials – cost: $27,
  • be on time and attend classes every day, and
  • take a test at the end of the semester.

Regular attendance is absolutely necessary for success and also in order to take the required test at the end of the semester.

Registration, Assessment, and Class Dates

Spring Semester 2015
New Student Registration
Register at the Metro Center
January 5-8 from 9:00am-7:00pm
January 9 from 9:00am-4:00pm
New Student Testing January 12-15
Morning Classes
January 26 - May 14
Evening Classes
Monday and Thursday
January 26 - May 14

Metro Center

844 West 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50702
319-234-5748 (fax)

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