English as a Second Language (ESL)



Mon.-Thurs.  8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.



Transitional Programs Office

Shoreline Community College

FOSS Building, Room 5205

16101 Greenwood Ave. N

Shoreline, WA 98133


E-mail: dhunter@shoreline.edu
Phone 206 546-4602


Class Times

Morning  8:30 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
Afternoon  11:30 a.m.- 2:50 p.m.
Evening 6:00 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.*

*Cannot be taken with morning and afternoon ESL classes.


Cost Per Quarter (Levels 1-6)

  Tuition $25
  Books $50-$100
+ Parking  $45 plus tax


Our program offers English language classes for students who do not speak English as their first language. 


Our Adult Basic Education ESL (basic skills) offers six basic levels
of classes to non-native English speaking U.S. citizens, immigrants, and refugees. Applicants that want to obtain a student visa, please
visit the International Education website.

Our classes help students improve their reading, writing, speaking
and listening skills. Our advanced level classes prepare students to
enter our college level classes or professional technical programs.
We offer intensive classes as well as part-time classes for working



There are six basic skills levels plus two academic ESL levels. After completing level six, students can transition into other types of classes:

Apply - Become a Student

  1. Download, print and mail to the address in: the ESL application form.
  2. The ESL Program will contact you to arrange a free placement test.
  3. The ESL program will contact you by mail.
  4. After the ESL Program contacts you, go to the ESL Program Office for instructions about registration and payment.