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ESL Registration and Placement Testing

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Our experienced advisors can help you choose a class that fits your need. 

Fall classes began on August 30. It is too late to register for most classes. The following classes are still open:

  • Business Idioms (Level 5): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4. $300.
  • English for Childcare (Level 3+): Scheduled Zoom. Mon/Wed 6:45–8:45pm, Oct 11–Dec 6. $50.
  • Grammar Skills (Level 3+): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.$250.
  • Six Steps to Clearer Pronunciation (Level 4): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4. $300.

If you would like to register for one of the above classes, click here to complete an online registration form and make an appointment to meet with an advisor. 

Important Information about Registration

  • Students must be 16 or older to register.
  • All students pay the listed prices. Fees are not eligible for waiver.
  • Out-of-county fee is $10 and out-of-state fee is $20.
  • Only ages 60+ are eligible for tuition waiver.
  • All refund or transfer requests MUST BE emailed to elc@howardcc.edu.
  • See our refund policy here.
  • Online Registration

    Fall classes began on August 30. It is too late to register for most classes. The following classes are still open:

    • Business Idioms (Level 5): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.
    • English for Childcare (Level 3+): Scheduled Zoom. Mon/Wed 6:45–8:45pm, Oct 11–Dec 6.
    • Grammar Skills (Level 3+): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.
    • Six Steps to Clearer Pronunciation (Level 4): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.

    If you would like to register for one of the above classes, click here to complete an online registration form and make an appointment to meet with an advisor.

  • In-Person Registration

    Fall classes began on August 30. It is too late to register for most classes. The following classes are still open:

    • Business Idioms (Level 5): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.
    • English for Childcare (Level 3+): Scheduled Zoom. Mon/Wed 6:45–8:45pm, Oct 11–Dec 6.
    • Grammar Skills (Level 3+): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.
    • Six Steps to Clearer Pronunciation (Level 4): Flexible Online, no Zoom. 6-week course. Must register by Oct 18 and complete course by Dec 4.

    If you would like to register for one of the above classes, click here to complete an online registration form and make an appointment to meet with an advisor.

Full-Time Intensive English Program

If you want to study English full time, our English Institute (EI) offers a full-time program for F1 international students and U.S. residents. Study 18 hours a week, receive special advising and support, and take part in activities to meet new friends as well as improve English skills. Visit howardcc.edu/ei or email ei@howardcc.edu for additional information about this fast-track English program.

Stay Connected

CLICK HERE to fill out an information request form, and we will email you fall registration updates.

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