English for Everyday Living

Do you want to learn English to…

  • Find a better job
  • Complete documents and employment applications
  • Communicate confidently
  • Perform simple activities

If you said “yes” to one or more of these questions, then English for Everyday Living is right for you.

BHCC offers English for Everyday Living 1, 2 and 3. Each class can be completed in 15 weeks (45 hours)

Before registering for an English for Everyday Living course, students must first take a placement test in the Assessment Center, Room B118.

English for Every Day Living
EEL-101 (Level One) $229

The Level 1 course is specially designed for beginners who are coping with a new language and a new culture. It introduces students to life skills within a realistic, social, and workplace context. It will help students ease into their adaptation process while trying to build a new life in the host society. Reading, communication, writing, and problem-solving tasks are taught while embedded within meaningful workplace and life skills tasks aimed to build genuine understanding and performance. Total Instructional Hours: 45

English for Every Day Living
EEL-102 (Level Two) $229

The Level 2 course addresses the needs of language learners who want to learn English to improve their quality of life in social and work environments. The course builds on SESL 1 life skills and expands language proficiency. All language skills are integrated in the instruction. Students practice reading, writing, listening, and speaking as well as grammar. Course content focuses on language and vocabulary to aid in navigating life skills and needs of the workplace. To take level two, students must pass SSL-101 or be placed into SSL-102 by testing in the Assessment Center. Total Instructional Hours: 45

English for Every Day Living
EEL-103 (Level Three) $229

In Level 3, students practice the English language by listening, speaking, reading and writing. There will be an emphasis placed on expressing ideas in verbal and written forms. Careful attention will be placed on the functions of language in navigating life skills. Such functions may include speaking to supervisors, communicating with children’s teachers, completing a medical form, completing a job application, writing a letter of complaint, and reading announcements about community events. Additional functions will be included according to students’ needs and requests. To take Level 3, students must pass SSL-102 or be placed into SSL-103 by testing in the Assessment Center. Total Instructional Hours: 45