Community ESL Classes

We are now registering for the upcoming session. To register, please email or call 470-578-2214. Provide your name, phone number, and email address and we will contact you with the information for our in-person registration.

Program Information

  • This program is for au pairs, working adults, business people traveling in the United States, and any other community members who wish to work on their skills with conversational and low or intermediate level English. 
  • Each session (or level) is 8 weeks of study. 
  • Course Levels: Starter, High Beginner, Low Intermediate, and High Intermediate. Not every level will be offered at both class times. Students will be placed after testing at registration. 
    • Starter: This course is designed for students who have little or no English language proficiency.  
    • High Beginner: This course is designed for students with a basic knowledge of English. 
    • Low Intermediate: This course is for students with expanded English proficiency. 
    • High Intermediate: Extension of English grammar and vocabulary as well as reading, writing, and speaking skills. 
  • Classes will be held on the KSU Kennesaw Campus. 
  • A minimum of ten (10) students is needed to offer the evening or Saturday classes. 

  • Session 
    Session Dates
    Class Times
  • Spring II 2020
    Saturday Classes
    New Student Registration and Testing: March 14 at 9:00am

    Classes: March 21-May 9
    3 hours per week
    $225 plus $25 non-refundable application fee
    $50 (estimate)
  • Spring II 2020
    Monday and Wednesday Classes
    New Student Registration and Testing: March 16 at 7:00pm

    Classes: March 23-May 6
    Mon. and Wed.
    3 hours per week
    $225 plus $25 non-refundable application fee
    $50 (estimate)
***Mandatory registration and placement testing will be on-site at the Kennesaw campus the week prior to classes beginning. Please contact the IEP office for location. Please bring a credit or debit card for payment, as cash and check are not accepted.***


Parking is free, but registration is required. Registration can be completed by visiting the Card Services office on the Kennesaw Campus. This office is open Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm and located in the Kennesaw Campus Student Center. 

Parking will be discussed during the on campus registration and testing.  

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Question 
  • Can students with an F-1 visa attend this program?  
    No, this program does not satisfy the enrollment requirements for the F-1 student visa. Students with an F-1 visa may enroll in the Intensive English Program. For more information please visit the F-1 visa page
  • Will this program prepare me for university studies? 
    No, for more information on the Intensive English Program day classes, please visit the Future Student page on the Intensive English Program website. 
  • Do you offer classes on Tuesday & Thursday? 
    We currently only offer classes on Monday & Wednesday. 
  • Do you offer childcare? 
    No, childcare is not available. 
  • Where can I purchase my books for class?  
    You can purchase your book in the KSU Bookstore. More information will be discussed during registration. 
  • Will you provide me with a certificate of completion for the level or program? 
    Yes, we will provide you with a certificate of completion if your attendance level for the session is 80% or higher and your work is satisfactory. 
  • What is your refund policy? 
    Students may receive a 100% refund of tuition before the start of classes and a 80% refund of tuition during the first week of class. No refunds will be given after the first week of classes. 
  • Can I start the classes and pay later? 
    Space is limited; therefore, your place in the class is only reserved with full payment. 
  • How do I know my level of study?
    All students will take a placement test at registration and be placed into the appropriate level.