Adult Education English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Whether you speak little or no English, JCCC offers free English as a Second Language classes at your level.


ESL students working with an instructor in a classroom

There is a material fee. Classes fill quickly. No student is guaranteed a place in class.

ESL classes are available for:

  • Permanent Kansas residents.
  • Adults 18 years or older.
  • Adults with student or tourist visas are not eligible.

One of the requirements to become a citizen of the United States is the ability to read, write, understand and speak English. Enrollment in Johnson County Adult Education English as a Second Language classes is often the first step on the path of becoming a U.S. citizen.

Individuals with an advanced ability to read, write, understand and speak English can refer to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services website for information about the U.S. naturalization process, requirements and procedures.

Separate citizenship classes are not offered with this program at this time.