English Language Program- Adult Basic Education 

Registration is open for Spring 2014 semester!



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We offer 2 English language learning programs to meet needs of our diverse students: 
Adult Basic Education and Intensive English Program.

Adult Basic Education classes are for Wisconsin residents only.  It is a great program to start with if you have never taken English classes before or are at a basic English level.  These classes are slower paced, focus on community and have a weekly schedule.  These classes will help you improve your skills, discuss career advancement and life skills vocabulary.  Classes are non credit.  Adult Basic Education Schedule

Intensive English Program classes are for any student looking to move quickly and intensively through English.  If you are interested in GED/HSED, college programs or just focusing on a specific English skill (pronunciation, reading, writing etc.) these are the classes you need.  These credit courses allow you to pick your hours, choose your course of study and qualify for student VISA applicants.
Intensive English Program Schedules

Frequently asked questions...

How do I know my English level?
Your ELI adviser will test your English skills and determine your level during your orientation.  Your English skills will also be tested throughout the semester so you can see your improvement.

What is an orientation?
During a 1-hour orientation, student will be tested to determine their English level and register as a FVTC student.  After testing, the student will be placed in either the Adult Basic Education program or Intensive English program and your specific English level will be determined.  Your ELI adviser will give a tour of the campus, cafeteria, bookstore and Student Life.  Click for more information New Students

Who can register for $10 Adult Basic Education English classes?
You must be a permanent resident of Wisconsin to register for classes and test at a level 1 to 4. 

What is the ELL Nursing Assistant Program?
Designed for English language learners to become a Certified Nursing Assistant while having ELL support throughout the program.  Check out more information here:   www.fvtc.edu/nursingassistant

When do classes start and end?
Spring semester:  January 13, 2014 to May 17, 2014.

Fall Semester:  September 2, 2014 to December 22, 2014

When are classes?
Adult Basic Education Schedule
Intensive English Program

How do I start classes?
Contact your ELI adviser to set up an appointment for orientation.  In Appleton, contact Allisen Stojanovic 920-735-2443 Stojanov@fvtc.edu or in Oshkosh contact Elizabeth Merrill 920-236-6187 merrille@fvtc.edu

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