English Language Acquisition (ELA)
(Formerly known as ESL – English as a Second Language)
ELA is a program of instruction designed to help adults with limited or no English language proficiency improve their English reading, writing, and communication skills. Classes are offered year round, Monday – Thursday. There are morning and night classes available. Most classes are 8:00 am – 12:00 pm or 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm. Instruction is given at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.
For more information on ELA classes, please contact Jan Fisher at 493-7213. Cost: Free
To enroll in an English Language Acquisition (ELA) class, please attend an ELA orientation in the Leslie Building. The Leslie Building is located at 2000 Eddie Smith Street, Pitt Community College. Please note that the ELA Orientation is a required three-hour session held at the beginning of each semester. Please see the orientation schedule below. Cost: Free.
|Orientation Dates||Class Begins|
|Wednesday, July 1, 9:00 am OR 5:00 pm||Class begins Monday, July 6|
|Thursday, August 6, 5:00 pm OR Friday, August 7, 9:00 am||Class begins Monday, August 10|
|Thursday, September 3, 5:00 pm OR Friday, September 4, 9:00 am||Class begins Tuesday, September 8|
|Thursday, October 1, 5:00 pm OR Friday, October 2, 9:00 am||Class begins Monday, October 5|
|Thursday, November 5, 5:00 pm OR Friday, November 6, 9:00 am||Class begins Monday, November 9|
For more information, contact: