English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • Courses are offered in person at our campus. 

    To see the ESL schedule of classes, please visit:

    Course Catalog Page.

    ESL registration begins August 5, 2024. 

    Fall Semester 2024 ESL classes begin Monday, August 12, 2024. All ESL classes are free.

    Questions? Call (818) 729-5950 or email BAS@BurbankUSD.org

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    English as a Second Language (ESL):

    • Classes provide instruction for people who desire to learn or improve their English language proficiency. Students who do not speak English as their first language will learn reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. ESL classes are participatory, interactive and involve the utilization of technology. Classes provide instruction designed to promote the acquisition of the English language.


    • The classes are divided into six levels from beginning to advanced. At registration, students are tested and placed in the appropriate level. Students must be registered by our staff.


    Citizenship Preparation:

    • The Citizenship Preparation class incorporates English language skills with subject matter designed to help students pass the U.S. Citizenship Exam. Lessons and activities are based on civics, current affairs, U.S. History and government. 


    ESL Special topics:

    ■   ESL Conversation 

    ■  ESL Pronunciation 

    ■  ESL Writing 



  • ESL

    Click here to access the 2023-24 ESL Student Guide