ESOL at North Lake

Taking ESOL classes at North Lake is an affordable way to get started with a college education in English.

Program Features

  • Small class sizes.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Full- and part-time faculty, all with master's degrees and graduate coursework in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or linguistics.
  • International Center staffed by multilingual advisors and employees.
  • Access to the Academic Success Center, which includes writing, reading and ESOL tutoring, in addition to a designated ESOL computer lab.
  • Acquisition of technology skills in Blackboard, Microsoft Office and publisher-supported software necessary to succeed in college level courses.
  • Several schedule options:
    • Semester-length format (16 weeks), following the traditional credit schedule.
    • ​​Fast-track format (eight weeks).
    • ​Hybrid format, meeting half in the classroom and half online.