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Class Locations

Main Office & ESL1-4:
401 Pacific Ave. Alameda
Office Hours:  M-TH: 9-5 F: 9-1
Main Number: 510-522-3858

ESL 5-6:
Island High School (IHS) 500 Pacific Ave. 
Office Hours:  M-TH: 3-9 
Main Number: 510-748-4024 x 124

Family Literacy:
Ruby Bridges: 351 Jack London Ave.

Class Information

ESL LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS

 

Family Literacy: ESL and parent education class provided for parents of AUSD children at Ruby Bridges. Childcare is provided.

ESL1 beginning-literacy level: Students who enter this level are unable to read or write in English. They may have limited verbal English proficiency.

ESL 2 beginning-low level: Students enter the beginning-low level with little or no ability to read or write English. They are unable to function unassisted in situations requiring spoken English.

ESL 3 beginning-high level: Students enter the beginning-high level with limited ability to read and write English; their use of English is limited to speaking English in situations related to their immediate needs.

ESL 4 intermediate-low level: Students enter the intermediate-low level with enough ability in the use of English to function satisfactorily in basic survival situations related to their needs.

ESL 5 intermediate-high level: Students enter the intermediate-high level with enough ability in the use of English to function independently in most situations.

ESL 6 advanced-bridge: Students enter the advanced level with enough ability in the use of English to function effectively in familiar and unfamiliar social, community, work and academic situations.


ESL CLASS SCHEDULE

Morning

Level Day Time Room
Family Literacy TWTh 8:45 am- 11:45 am Ruby Bridges
Beginning Literacy M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 123
Beginning Literacy + M-TH 10:45 am- 12:15 123
Beginning Low M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 120
Beginning High M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 121
Intermediate Low M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon 122
Intermediate High M-Th 9:00 am-12 noon IHS 26
Advanced Speaking and Listening TTh 9:00 am-12 noon IHS 25
Advanced Reading and Writing MW 9:00 am-12 noon IHS 25

 

Evening

Level Day Time Room
Beginning Literacy M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 123
Beginning Low M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 120
Beginning High M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 121
Intermediate Low M-Th  6:00-9:00 pm 122
Intermediate High/Advanced Speaking and Listening TTh 6:00-9:00 pm IHS 26
Intermediate High/Advanced Reading and Writing MW 6:00-9:00 pm IHS 26