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English as a Second Language

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The mission of the Bakersfield Adult School's English as a Second Language Department is to provide the language skills and opportunities to enrich the lives of our students by encouraging them to become lifelong learners and achieve personal success.

Learn English to…
  • Improve your life
  • Help your family
  • Help your children with homework
  • Find a job or improve employment
  • Become a Citizen
  • Participate in your community
  • Learn a Career
  • Go to College
  • Meet New Friends
  • Classes are **Free**
  • Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • Everyday English for Real-life Needs
  • Pronunciation, Vocabulary, Idioms
  • Conversation, Grammar
  • Current Events, Daily News
  • American Culture through Movies
  • English for the Workplace


Course Offerings

Bakersfield Adult School offers a variety of ESL classes to assist in meeting the needs of students at various skill levels of English language proficiency. We offer courses for students from the pre-literate or non-reading or writing level (Level 0) to the advanced levels (Levels 5).


Periodically, the following classes may be offered within the ESL program - Citizenship, Conversation, and Bilingual GED & HiSET Prep.