Online ESL Classes

Harper College Virtual ESL Open House*!

Come experience an online ESL class and learn more about our programs and registration.

2 times to choose from: 

Monday, November 9, from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Click here on Monday to enter the online open house).
Join by phone if you can't join by computer: 
+1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Chicago) 
+1-415-655-0003 United States Toll 
Access code: 146 287 2918 

Tuesday, November 10, from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. (Click here on Tuesday to enter the online open house).
Join by phone if you can't join by computer: 
+1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Chicago) 
+1-415-655-0003 United States Toll 
Access code: 146 154 3833 

If you cannot come to either open house, click here to request more information about Harper's ESL program.

* $25 college application fee waiver available for all open house attendees!

 

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

Kelly with Harper ESL

Kelly with Harper ESL

Fall Registration is Open

Learn how to register for online ESL courses at Harper College.... 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

Academic Communication classes

Academic Communication classes

Academic Communication Classes

Learn more about Academic Communication classes.... Watch the Video

Late start

Late start

Late Start Classes

Learn more about late start classes through Harper's ESL program.... 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

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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 through Harper College. Classes start on September 21 and October 19. 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. 

SEARCH FOR ESL COURSES

 

Registration

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

  1. To register, first apply to the college.
  2. Schedule your assessment through the MyHarper Student Portal.
  3. Take the assessment. Assessments are currently taken online.

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.

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