Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

English for Speakers of Other Languages

Campus contacts

Cascade Campus--

Students may take the ESOL test in the Assessment Center located in the Student Services Building room 204. Please call 971-722-5234 for the schedule of days and times.

Rock Creek Campus

Students may take the test in the Assessment Center, Building 9 Room 118. Please call 971-722-7523 for the schedule of days and times.

SE Campus

Students may take the ESOL test in the testing center located in SCOM 118. Please call 971-722-6253 or 971-722-6277 for testing dates and times.

Sylvania Campus

Students may take the ESOL placement test in the testing center located in the College Center Building room 209. Please call 971-722-4131 for the schedule of days and times or refer to the Placement Testing and Orientations calendar on the PCC web page: www.pcc.edu/about/calendars/.

Levels 1 - 6: Non-Credit Classes

This option is available to resident students wishing to pay the course fee rather than the higher tuition amount.

ESOL 10
Level 1 Integrated Skills
ESOL 20
Level 2 Integrated Skills
ESOL 30
Level 3 Integrated Skills
ESOL 23
ESOL Language Learning Lab
ESOL 40N
Level 4 Reading NC
ESOL 42N
Level 4 Writing NC
ESOL 44N
Level 4 Communication NC
ESOL 150N
Level 5 Reading NC
ESOL 152N
Level 5 Writing NC
ESOL 153N
ESOL Grammar 1
ESOL 154N
Level 5 Communication NC
ESOL 155N
Vocabulary 1
ESOL 157N
Level 5 Pronunciation
ESOL 160N
Level 6 Academic Reading NC
ESOL 162N
Level 6 Academic Writing NC
ESOL 164N
Level 6 Acad Communication NC

Levels 1 - 8: Credit Classes

Levels 1-4 are available to International students only. Resident students may take the non-credit options for Levels 1-4.

ESOL 40
Level 4 Reading
ESOL 42
Level 4 Writing
ESOL 44
Level 4 Communication
ESOL 103A
Integrated Skills High Beg 1
ESOL 150
Level 5 Reading
ESOL 152
Level 5 Writing
ESOL 153
Grammar 1
ESOL 154
Level 5 Communication
ESOL 155
Vocabulary 1
ESOL 157
Level 5 Pronunciation
ESOL 160
Level 6 Academic Reading
ESOL 162
Level 6 Academic Writing
ESOL 163
Grammar 2
ESOL 164
Level 6 Academic Communication
ESOL 250
Level 7 Academic Reading
ESOL 252
Level 7 Academic Writing
ESOL 253
Grammar 3
ESOL 254
Level 7 Academic Communication
ESOL 260
Level 8 Academic Reading
ESOL 262
Level 8 Academic Writing
ESOL 267
Level 8 Pronunciation