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Basic Education for Adults

Change how you see the world

Basic Education for Adults

Change how you see the world

Basic Education for Adults

Change how you see the world
Basic Education for Adults

English Language Acquisition

If you would like to improve your English language skills, our English Language Acquisition (ELA) program provides English language instruction in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and college readiness. These skills can help you prepare for the transition to high school completion, College and Career Bridge, college certificate and degree programs, and employment.

Get Started

Click here to email our Program Coordinator for information on enrolling in English Language Acquisition classes and click here to apply for admissions to Skagit Valley College.

There is still time to register for next quarter’s classes. Please contact our Program Coordinator so they can assist you in getting enrolled. We are continuing to offer services via remote delivery during modified operations. Options for appointments are being offered by phone or online Zoom appointment. To schedule an appointment to get registered, please email [email protected] or call at 360.416.7640. Advisors are monitoring their email regularly and you may continue to email them your questions or phone them directly.

Who is eligible?

  • Individuals with limited English skills who are age 19 or older OR who have graduated from high school are eligible to enroll in ELA classes.
  • Individuals age 16-18 who have not graduated from high school may enroll after providing a high school release form (obtainable from the high school in your current district), or if homeschooled, a notarized statement of homeschooling.
  • Individuals with a student or au pair (F1, M1, or J1) visa should contact the International Student Office for information on class options.

Please see www.skagit.edu/remote for more information and resources, and please regularly monitor your SVC student email account for important updates.

What is the cost?

ELA tuition is $25 per quarter. You may take more than one ELA class at no extra cost. A tuition waiver is available for those who qualify.
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