​​​​​​​​​​English Language Acquisition

(Formerly ESL)

ELA classes are for students who want to learn to speak English. ELA students develop skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing English. Various levels of instruction are available; for students with no prior experience of English instruction to those wanting to prepare for college-level work.

The ELA classes are designed for immigrants, refugees, permanent residents, and U.S. citizens. People on student or tourist visas are not eligible and should contact the International Student Program at 509.574.4885 or isp@yvcc.edu.

HOW TO SIGN UP

Enrollment is ongoing. Classes are open entry​/open exit, but usually fill early in the quarter.​

Tuition is $25 per quarter.

FOLLOW THESE STEPS

STEP 1

Contact the location you wish to attend to get the current entrance assessment schedule. You do not need an appointment, availability is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 509.574.6850 or email ccr@yvcc.edu.

STEP 2

Get scheduled for a phone interview with an ELA instructor to be placed into the appropriate course level.

STEP 3

Upon completion of the assessment, students will be registered to their classes and begin their studies. The tuition fee is $25. Pay online or call cashier 509.574.4660.

Getting Started

Once signed up, students will get scheduled for a phone interview with an ELA instructor to be placed into the appropriate course level. Due to COVID-19, all of our ELA classes are currently being held online. Although classes are online – you will be interacting with your instructor remotely. Day or evening classes are available.

Contact Us

Call 509.574.6850

Email: ccr@yvcc.edu

Campus Locations and Learning Centers

Yakima Campus

 509.574.6850
​ S. 16th & Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98902 (Sundquist​​)

Grandview Campus

 509.882.7000
500 W. Main Street, Grandview, WA 98930​

Ellensburg

 509.201.1269
401 E. Mountainview, Ellensburg, WA 98926

Toppenish

509.834.4550
720 West Third Avenue, Toppenish, WA 98948

Sunnyside

509.882.7011
2590 Yakima Valley HWY, Sunnyside, WA 98944

La Casa Hogar

 509.457.5058
106 S. 6th St, Yakima, WA 98901