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Semesters and Intersessions

Semester/Intersession Dates
Summer Intersession 2021 June 21, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Fall Semester 2021 [Class Schedule] August 23, 2021 - December 12, 2021
Winter Intersession 2022 January 3, 2022 - February 13, 2022
Spring Semester 2022 February 21, 2022 - June 12, 2022
Summer Intersession 2022 June 20, 2022 - July 31, 2022

FALL 2021 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES | August 23-December 12

Welcome back!  Starting Fall 2021, we are returning to in-person classes on the Mt. SAC campus!

LEVEL CLASSES

In level classes, you will learn integrated English skills such as listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, idioms, and pronunciation.  Learn about Level Classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 23 - Dec 12
Aug 23 - Dec 12
Aug 23 - Dec 12
Aug 23 - Dec 12
CLASS TIME
M T W Th F
8:00AM-11:30AM

In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th F
8:30AM-10:55AM

Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M T W Th
6:30PM-10:00PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th
7:00PM-9:25PM

Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...


SKILL CLASSES

Speaking

Speaking classes focus on listening comprehension and speaking skills.  Learn about Speaking classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
CLASS TIME
M W
11:40AM-1:30PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W
11:40AM-1:30PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M W
5:00PM-6:20PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W
5:00PM-6:20PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
Saturdays
10:40AM-1:10PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus


Writing

Writing classes focus on reading and writing skills using a variety of reading materials and topics.  Learn about Writing classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
IN-PERSON
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
CLASS TIME
T Th
11:40AM-1:30PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
11:40AM-1:30PM
Live online class
Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
T Th
5:00PM-6:20PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
5:00PM-6:20PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
Saturdays
8:00AM-10:30AM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus


Reading

Reading classes focus on reading skills for academic and workplace success.  Learn about Reading classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Oct 17
CLASS TIME
Fridays
11:40AM-2:00PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
Fridays
11:40AM-2:00PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
Study any time.
Plan to spend 4-9 hours
on Canvas classwork each week.
Online class Online self-paced
Learn about online classes...


Pronunciation & Communication Skills

Pronunciation for non-native speakers.  Focuses on improving articulation, stress, intonation patterns, and listening.  Learn about Pronunciation classes...

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
CLASSES
DATES
Sept 6 - Nov 28
Sept 6 - Nov 28
CLASS TIME
Fridays
11:40AM-2:00PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
Fridays
11:40AM-2:00PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...

 

SPECIALIZED SKILL CLASSES

These classes are for students who have a very specific goal such as preparing for the citizenship interview, TOEFL exam, or improving pronunciation. Learn about Specialized Skill classes...

TOEFL

Levels 5-6
Advanced reading, listening, speaking, and writing skills in preparation for standardized tests, such as Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
ONLINE
DATES
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Dec 5
Aug 30 - Oct 17
CLASS TIME
T Th
11:40AM-2:10PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
11:40AM-2:10PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
Study any time. 
Plan to spend 10-15 hours
on Canvas classwork each week.
Online class Online self-paced
Learn about online classes...

 

Citizenship Preparation

Levels 3-6
Preparation for the United States Citizenship interview. Recommended for non-native English speaking students with intermediate or advanced English skills.

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
DATES
Aug 30 - Oct 17
Aug 30 - Oct 17
CLASS TIME
Saturdays
8:00AM-1:05PM
In-person on-campus
In-person on Mt. SAC campus
M W
11:40AM-2:10PM
Live online classOnline class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...

VESL CAREER PATHS PROGRAM

The VESL Career Paths Program is a two-semester program designed to prepare Level 5 and 6 students who are looking to get a college degree, advance within their current profession, enter the workforce, or get a better job.  
 

VESL 1

VESL 1 consists of: VESL Speaking, VESL Writing, Career & Life Planning, Office Management Skills, and 2 hours/week lab (arranged).  

 
IN-PERSON
ONLINE
ONLINE
DATES
Aug 23 - Dec 12
Aug 23 - Dec 12
Aug 23 - Dec 12
CLASS TIME
M T W Th
8:30AM-11:35AM

In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
M T W Th F
9:30AM-11:00AM
Live online class Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
M T W Th F
7:00PM-8:30PM

Live online class Online class (Zoom)
Learn about online classes...
CANVAS COURSEWORK
 
1.5 hours required per day
1.5 hours required per day

 

VESL 2

VESL 2 consists of 2 classes: Microcomputer Applications (covers Windows Operating System, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access) and a lab.

 
IN-PERSON
IN-PERSON
DATES
Aug 23 - Dec 12
Aug 23 - Dec 12
CLASS TIME
M W
8:30AM-11:35AM

In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
T Th
6:30PM-9:35PM
In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus

 

VESL CLASSES

  • ESU: Accounting

    Levels 4-6, VESL
    English for careers in accounting : vocabulary, cross-cultural awareness, ethics in accounting, problem solving techniques, and business idioms.

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Aug 30 - Oct 17
    CLASS TIME
    T Th
    11:40AM-1:10PM

    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
  • ESU: Accounting for Payroll

    Levels 4-6, VESL
    English for careers in payroll accounting : vocabulary, cross-cultural awareness, ethics in accounting, problem solving techniques, and business idioms.

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Oct 18 - Dec 5
    CLASS TIME
    T Th
    11:40AM-1:10PM

    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
  • Finance & Database Mgmt 1

    Levels 4-6, VESL
    QuickBooks is an accounting software program used to manage either business or personal finances.

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Aug 30 - Oct 17
    CLASS TIME
    M W
    11:40AM-1:55PM

    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
  • Finance & Database Mgmt 2

    Levels 4-6, VESL
    QuickBooks is an accounting software program used to manage either business or personal finances.

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Oct 18 - Dec 5
    CLASS TIME
    M W
    11:40AM-1:55PM

    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
  • ESU: Real Estate

    Levels 5-6, VESL
    Real Estate vocabulary and topics including real estate law, types of properties, mortgage fundamentals, and property management.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Aug 30 - Nov 21
    CLASS TIME
    M W
    2:00PM-3:30PM
    Live online class Online class (Zoom)
    Learn about online classes...
  • English for Health Professionals

    Levels 5-6, VESL
    English for careers in healthcare. Medical vocabulary, medically-related documents and presentations.

     
    ONLINE
    DATES
    Aug 30 - Oct 17
    CANVAS COURSEWORK
    Study any time.
    Plan to spend 6-9 hours on
    Canvas classwork each week.
    Online class Online self-paced
    Learn about online classes...
  • Basic Computer Skills for Work

    Levels 5-6, VESL

    This course covers fundamental computer skills needed in today's workplace: MS Word to create professional documents, tables, and graphs; PowerPoint to create presentations; Excel to create spreadsheets, graphs, charts, perform calculations, and much more!

     
    IN-PERSON
    DATES
    Aug 23 - Nov 21
    CLASS TIME
    Saturdays
    9:00AM-12:05PM

    In-person on-campusIn-person on Mt. SAC campus
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