english as a second language

This program offers a series of courses that will introduce or improve upon a student’s English skills from listening, speaking and writing to be used in everyday life situations.


• NC.ESL1A – Beginning Low A
• NC.ESL1B – Beginning Low B
• NC.ESL2A – Beginning High A
• NC.ESL2B – Beginning High B
• NC.ESL3A – Intermediate Low A
• NC.ESL3B – Intermediate Low B
• NC.ESL4A – Intermediate High A
• NC.ESL4B – Intermediate High B

Registration Instructions

1. Submit a paper application to the Continuing Education office at College of the Canyons

Valencia Campus
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
(661) 362-3304
Monday through Friday
Canyons Hall 167

Canyon Country Campus
17200 Sierra Highway
Santa Clarita, CA 91351
Quad 2, Room 202A

2. For ESL only, students need to sign up in advance to take an English as a Second Language (ESL) test with the Continuing Education office on the Valencia Campus. There are 4 levels of noncredit ESL and the test will inform students at which level they will begin.

Call (661) 362-3304
Or visit Valencia Campus, Canyons Hall, Room 167

Application and Registration