English language + academic preparation Our ESOL Program (English for Speakers of Other Languages) teaches English to non-native English speakers to prepare them for work, school, and everyday living.
Explore our programs below or view our chart to find a program that matches your needs.
Classes prepare you for work, college classes, and everyday living. Learn more.
Academic ESOL for Deaf & hard-of-hearing students
Classes use American Sign Language to teach English and ASL grammar. Learn more.
Intensive English Program – New!
Our Intensive English Program is approved for domestic and international students. If admitted, international students receive an I-20 so you can apply for the F-1 visa to study in the United States. Learn more.
Additional courses – beyond the basics
Learn to write reports, run a business meeting, or modify your accent in these additional ESOL classes. Learn more.
Become an international student at Austin Community College
Dr. Shannon Bailey
Office: Highland Campus Room 2346
Assistant Department Chair
Office: Northridge Campus Building 4000, Room 4105
Office: Highland Campus Room 2340.07