Online ESL Classes

Did you miss the Harper College Virtual ESL Open House?

Click on a link below to view a recording from the ESL Open House and experience an online ESL class or learn more about Harper's ESL programs and how to register:

ESL Department Overview

Sample Online Live ESL Class

Sample Online Anytime ESL Class

How to Apply and Register for ESL Classes

Watch these videos to learn more about our online ESL classes

Conversation Partners

Conversation Partners

Conversation Partners

Learn more about the free conversation partners program available for our ESL students.... Watch the Video

ESL instructor Alina

ESL instructor Alina

Meet Alina, an ESL teacher

Learn about what makes online ESL learning successful.... Watch the Video

International Students' Meeting

International Students' Meeting

International Students' Club Meeting

Sample Harper College International Students' Club Meeting with "Alumni Visitors" ... Watch the Video

Spring 2021 ESL Classes with Kelly Coronado

Spring 2021 ESL Classes with Kelly Coronado

Spring 2021 ESL Classes

Minute message from Kelly Coronado about Harper College's Spring 2021 ESL Classes... Watch the Video

International Students' Meeting

International Students' Meeting

Spring 2021 Linguistics programs and classes

Prof. Alina Pajtek discusses Spring 2021 Linguistics offerings at Harper College... Watch the Video

Nimisha, an ESL student

Nimisha, an ESL student

Meet Nimisha, an Online ESL Reading Student

Hear about the advantages of taking ESL courses online.... Watch the Video

About Online ESL Writing Classes

About Online ESL Writing Classes

About Online ESL Writing Classes

Learn more about how you can take online ESL writing classes through Harper College.... Watch the Video

Screen show of registration system.

Screen show of registration system.

How to Register for ESL Classes

Learn how to register for English as a Second Language classes at Harper College.... Watch the Video

Online ESL tutoring video

Online ESL tutoring video

Online ESL Tutoring

Learn more about online tutoring for English as a Second Language learners through Harper College.... Watch the Video

Take ESL classes online or in-person through Harper College. Registration for the Fall 2021 semester has started with classes beginning August 23rd. Register today!

  • You can choose from a variety of online ESL classes, including Reading, Writing, Grammar, Communication Skills, Pronunciation and more, at four different levels.
  • You can choose how many classes you want to take. Most classes are flexible, with optional online meeting times.
  • You can take English 101 (first year college English) after passing Level V Reading and Level V Writing. Advanced level students can take other college classes together with ESL classes.
  • Classes are supported by free online ESL tutoring and supplemented with online options for conversation partners, ESL practice resources, and International Students’ Club participation.

 

Registration

You must have at least nine years of education in or outside the U.S.

  1. To register, first apply to the college. For application questions, email rvaliyap@harpercollege.edu

    2. Make an ESL testing appointment and meet with a teacher

  To get started, see the Registration page.

Tuition and Fees

Harper College offers affordable ESL classes. To learn more about costs, visit the Tuition Rates page.

Out-of-District Students

Harper's online ESL courses make it easy for students to learn English from anywhere in the Chicago area, across Illinois, or anywhere in the USA. Visit the Registration page to get started.

International Students

Are you looking to learn English from a USA-based college? Harper's ESL program welcomes international students. Visit our International Students page to get started.

Ready to Get Started?

For more information, contact us at esl@harpercollege.edu.