English as a Second Language


The English language classes at PVCC are designed to help students from around the world and within our own community develop their English language skills and achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals. We offer beginning through advanced-level ESL classes in grammar, writing, pronunciation, reading, and listening and speaking. We also offer English composition classes designed specifically for college students who are nonnative speakers of English. In addition, the English Division partners with the Learning Support Center to provide low-cost, noncredit ESL groups and English grammar workshops. We have both day and evening options and are open to residents and nonresidents. 
Whether your goal is to prepare for academic study in the US, to enhance your career, or to develop personally, PVCC’s English language faculty and staff are dedicated to helping you succeed!