Cerritos College News Release - August 2009

Cerritos College Offers Day and Evening ESL Courses


Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 860-2451 ext. 2287

WHAT:Cerritos College’s Liberal Arts Division offers classes in English as a Second Language (ESL) with the start of the Fall semester on Monday, August 17, 2009. Classes are offered at beginning, intermediate and advanced levels, and are available for $26 per unit (most classes are three units). Several classes are offered during both the day and evening. Most classes meet twice a week and are available during both the 18-week session and the first and second 9-week sessions. ESL classes at Cerritos College offer:

• Pronunciation
• Oral communication
• Speaking and listening
• Grammar
• Reading
• Vocabulary
• Writing and structure
• American expressions and culture
• Spelling
• Editing

Click following for the translated versions in Spanish, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean and Vietnamese

WHEN: 18-Week Session: August 17 – December 18, 2009
First 9-Week Session: August 17 – October 16, 2009
Second 9-Week Session: October 19 – December 18, 2009

WHERE: Cerritos College
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650

COST: $26 per unit; parking is $1 per day.

CONTACT: For more information, please contact Lucia Coulter at (562) 860-2451, ext. 2847 or by e-mail at lcoulter@cerritos.edu.


Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently surpasses 26,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at www.cerritos.edu.