Harper College

ELA Program Description

English Literacy Acquisition (ELA) classes are designed to help non-native English speakers develop reading, writing, listening, speaking, and digital literacy, problem solving and be productive workers, family members and citizens.

There are 10 levels of  ELA classes:

  • 001/002 Beginning ESL Literacy
  • 003/004 High Beginning ESL
  • 005/006 Low Intermediate ESL
  • 007/008 Intermediate ESL
  • 009/010 Advanced ESL

Classes are offered two or three times per week. Mornings and Evenings.

Learn how to enroll here


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Main Campus

1200 West Algonquin Road Palatine 60067

People for Our Community building

Partners for Our Community (POC)

1585 N Rand Road Palatine 60074

learning and career center building

Learning and Career Center (LCC)

1375 South Wolf Road Prospect Heights 60070

Education and Work Center building

Education and Work Center (EWC)

6704 Barrington Road Hanover Park 60133

Last Updated: 4/8/24