English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses

Are you interested in learning English or improving your English language skills? 

Bates Technical College provides English as Second Language classes for non-native English speakers and to improve English listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
We offer various levels of ESL classes that accommodate your work, life or academic goals.

Cost and eligibility

  • $25 per quarter (ask for fee waivers)
  • Open to adults 18 and older

Class Schedule

  • Fall Quarter 2022: Sept. 26-Dec. 9
  • Winter Quarter 2023: Jan. 3-March 15
  • Spring Quarter 2023: March 27-June 6

How to enroll

  • If you are interested in taking an ESL course or you have questions, please email Yifan Sun at ysun@batestech.edu.
  • If you have, or you are applying for, non-immigrant status (F-1, J-1, M-1 or B-1/B-2), please email International Student Services at ysun@batestech.edu.
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