English as a Second Language

We are here to help you learn the English you need to succeed in college-level classes and beyond. Whether your English is at a lower level or you have more advanced English skills, the Nashville English classes are designed to teach you the academic vocabulary and language skills required in college classes.

Helping You Succeed

Nashville State Community College Profiles
Moussa Diouf
Nursing
I think my ESL teachers tell me everything I should expect…they teach me everything I need to know to be able to succeed in college. So everything they told me, I saw it.
Moussa Diouf is from Senegal, West Africa. After coming to the U.S. he worked at a warehouse. After taking Nashville State English as a Second Language classes and graduating, he is now a registered nurse.

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Nashville State English as a Second Language Classes

Learn more about the courses offered here so you can improve your English skills. View the class chart below to see how courses progress or check out the course catalog.

Level Listening and Speaking Classes Reading Classes Writing Classes Grammar Classes Other Classes

Level 2

Lower Intermediate

Listening & Speaking 2

ESOL 0122 (3 hours)

Reading 2

ESOL 0172 (3 hours)

Writing 2

ESOL 0182 (3 hours)

Grammar 2

ESOL 0152 (3 hours)

American College Experience

ESOL 0163 (3 hours)

Required for students who place into this class on the ELPT.

Level 3

Upper Intermediate

Listening & Speaking 3

ESOL 0123 (3 hours)

Reading 3

ESOL 0173 (3 hours)

Writing 3

ESOL 0183 (3 hours)

Grammar 3

ESOL 0153 (3 hours)

 

Level 4

Advanced

Listening & Speaking 4

ESOL 0124 (3 hours)

Reading 4

ESOL 0174 (3 hours)

Writing 4

ESOL 0184 (3 hours)

Grammar 4

ESOL 0154 (3 hours)

 

Learning Support

Co-Requisites

 

Reading Support

READ 0815 (3 hours)

Co-requisite for ENGL 1010

Writing Support

ENGL 0815 (3 hours)

Co-requisite for ENGL 1010

   

College Level

You may go to college-level classes if you have completed all ESOL classes. You may go to college-level classes if you have completed all ESOL classes. You may go to college-level classes if you have completed all ESOL classes. You may go to college-level classes if you have completed all ESOL classes.

NSCC 1010 (1 hour)

A college-level course that develops and applies practical knowledge and relevant skills for first-year college students.

ESL FAQs

Curious to learn more about our program? Find answers to your questions. Reach out to us if you have any more.

You should apply for admission to Nashville State.

We recommend you take only one or two classes if you are working full-time. If you are working part-time, you will be able to handle more classes.

Financial Aid pays for unlimited ESOL classes if you qualify, and it will pay for up to 30 hours of learning support classes. Check with Financial Aid to apply for assistance. 

Contact the ESL Office

Feel free to call, email, or stop by our office. We're here for you!

Location

Welcome Center
Southeast Campus

Hours

Monday-Friday
8 AM – 4:30 PM

Contact

ESOL@teknolojisa.com
615-246-6692