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Adult Basic Education
High School Equivalency / HSE
Conejo Valley Adult School is here for you. We provide classes in Adult Basic Education, including: English as a Second Language (ESL); preparation for a High School Equivalency (HSE/HiSET/GED) test; prep for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); Citizenship preparation; and Bridge courses, for a smooth transition to college, vocational programs or the work force. Course descriptions. In addition, we offer a one-to-one tutoring through our Literacy Center for qualifying students. For further information, please call 805-497-2761 ext. 1043 or ext. 1050 or e-mail coordinator Bette Empol, BetteE@ConejoAdultEd.org

ESL Classes

HSE Prep Classes


Bridge Courses

Literacy Program

Citizenship Classes


Classes: ESL, HiSET / HSE Prep & more
Fall semester classes are closed.

Spring Semester registration:
Monday - Thursday, Jan 12 - 15, 2015

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Room 6
Registration must be in-person. There is no online registration.
NO REFUNDS, no credit cards.
Program Dates
Please inquire about no-school dates.
Fall Semester: August 18 - Dec. 18, 2014
Spring Semester: Jan 20 - end of May 2015
All classes below are for Fall semester; stay tuned for Spring semester classes.
ESL Classes
This program is a sequential series of classes focusing on English conversation, pronunciation, listening, reading, writing, grammar, American culture & basic civics. Students are given a placement exam before being assigned to a class.
Morning Classes: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Evening Classes: 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Course Days
Beginning Literacy Mondays & Wednesdays
Beginning Low Mondays & Wednesdays
Beginning High Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediate Low Tuesdays & Thursdays
Intermediate High Tuesday & Thursdays
Advanced Tuesdays & Thursdays
All classes include Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
These additional classes will be offered:
Course Day Time
Conversation Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Grammar Tuesdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
English Vocabulary & Idioms Wednesdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Pronunciation Thursdays 12:30 - 2:00 pm
$35 registration fee per course
Functional Writing
This course is designed to review and define basic writing skills including sentence structure, punctuation, basic grammar and paragraph formulation.
Course Day Time
Functional Writing Wednesdays 9:00 am - 12:15 pm or 6:00 - 9 pm
Cost: $40
Burlington English
ESL Instruction
This class combines face to face instruction with access to online interactive activities that include reading, writing, speaking and listening from Burlington English.
Room 4B, computer lab
Course Day Time
Beginning High Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Beginning High Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Intermediate Low Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
Intermediate Low/High Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Cost: $60
This course covers an overview of United States history and the structure of Federal, State, County and City government. It includes the responsibilities of citizens living under a democratic form of government. It also addresses the procedure for applying for naturalization and provides test taking practice in preparation for the INS approved Basic Skills Citizenship Examination. Intermediate English required.
Course Day Time
Citizenship Fridays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration fee: $40
TOEFL Test Preparation
This class is for students preparing to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language to enter an American college. It is open to students in Intermediate High or above.
Course Day Time
TOEFL Test Prep Mondays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration fee: $60
High School Equivalency (HSE) / HiSET Test Preparation
Course Day Time
HSE / HiSET Reading Prep Mon 9:00 am - 12:15 pm or 6:00 - 9:15 pm
HSE / HiSET Writing Tues 9:00 am - 12:15 pm or 6:00 - 9:15 pm
HSE / HiSET Social Studies Thurs 9:00 am - 12:15 pm
HSE / HiSET Science Thurs 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Pre-HSE / HiSET Math* Mon & Wed 6:00 - 7:30 pm
HSE / HiSET Math* Mon & Wed 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Pre-Algebra* Mon & Wed 6:00 - 7:30 pm
*A placement test will be given when you register to help determine the appropriate math level.
For additional information, contact counselor Sam Kane:
818-203-0826 or SamK@ ConejoAdultEd.org
Registration fee per course: $40*
*Math is free with paid registration in one of the other classes.
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For more information, please call 805-497-2761 ext. 1101 or 1102, or e-mail Bette Empol at BetteE@ConejoAdultEd.org
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