Moraine Valley provides quality English language instruction for students whose native language is not English. We want to help prepare you for further academic study, employment, professional advancement and personal enrichment. Depending on your needs, you can choose from the English as a Second Language (ESL) program or Intensive English Language Program (IELP).

Choose a program based on your needs:

English as a Second Language

  • Have very little English language skills
  • Have low literacy in your native language
  • Want to get a job or improve your job skills
  • Want to function better in your daily life: shopping, children’s school, work
  • Cannot afford to pay for classes
  • Have little time to study

Intensive English Language Program

  • Have enough basic English language skills to participate in class
  • Have graduated from high school in the U.S.A. or completed a high school equivalency or graduated from an accredited high school in another country
  • Are in the United States on a student visa
  • Are an Au Pair
  • Want to continue your education and prepare for college-level classes
  • Are willing to pay for classes
  • Prefer to isolate and work on speech, reading, writing and grammar individually