Get Started with English as a Second Language Classes with Us

CCD’s Foundational Skills Institute (FSI) is a bridge program for adults who need help with English grammar, spelling, phonics, writing, reading and speaking.

The Classes

  • Terms are nine weeks; choose your start date in our online application.
  • Classes are mornings, or evenings, on campus or in the community.
  • Classes meet two times a week for three hours each class.
  • Focused tutoring is available.
  • Cost: $60 program fee.

Regular attendance is required and homework will be assigned.

When You Are Ready

  • Transition into CCD’s GED® classes or Academic ESL classes.
  • Make a plan for college and career

Application Process

Enrollment = Application + 2 SESSIONS

It's that easy. Visit our online application for more information and get started. There, you'll submit some information about your education history, as well as pick a date to start your classes and dates to attend an intake session and testing session.