ESL Entrance Requirements (Spanish: Requisitos de Admisión)
ESL Fall classes will begin October 1, 2018 (Spanish: Las clases de la primavera comenzarán el 22 de enero de 2018).
Must be 16 years of age or older. Students 16 or 17 years old must complete a Forsyth Tech Minor Release Form. (Spanish: Sólo personas de 16 años o más. Personas de 16 y17 años deben llenar el formulario “Forsyth Tech Minor Release Form”).
Minor Release Form – GED/AHS PDF icon: Requires a notarized signature of parent or guardian. (Spanish: Formulario requiere la firma de un padre o representante legal).
All new students must attend a ONE-DAY 3-HOUR placement test/orientation session to join ESL classes (Spanish: Para comenzar las clases de inglés todos los estudiantes nuevos deben asistir a dos días de orientación obligatoria de dos horas cada una.).
Sessions are held at 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m on the following dates and times:
- Wednesday, September 19, 2018
- Thursday, September 20, 2018
- Wednesday, September 26, 2018
- Thursday, September 27, 2018
General Information (Spanish: Infirmación General)
- Bring a picture ID with your name and address (Spanish: Traiga identificación con foto)
- No appointment is necessary (Spanish: No se necesita hacer cita)
- Please no children (Spanish: No se permiten niños)
At the Orientation session, students will do the following:
- complete registration forms
- take a placement test to find the best level for them
- learn important information about the college, such as class locations, student resources, parking policies, emergencies, and meet the ESL staff
Please allow three hours for Orientation.
Time and Dates: classes are held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 12:30-2:30 pm (elective courses: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), and 6:00- 9:00 pm. Saturday morning classes are also available from 9am-12:00pm.
Locations: Classes are held on campus at the West Campus and the Transportation Center and off-campus at Centenary United Methodist Church in Winston-Salem and Holy Cross Catholic Church in Kernersville.
Levels: Classes are offered at six levels from low-beginner level 1 to advanced level 6.
Other Classes Offered:
- Citizenship:this class prepares to undertake the process to become an American citizen. Classes cover all portions of the exam including civics, reading, and writing.
- TOEFL Preparation Class: This class focuses on listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, as well as strategies for test taking.
We have a pre-registration list for January, 2019. If you are interested in taking a Citizenship class or a TOEFL Preparation class, please email us at email@example.com or call 336.734.7984. There will be tuition for TOEFL courses.