English Now! - Intensive ESL Program

ANNOUNCING A NEW, INTENSIVE ESL PROGRAM – English Now!

Sinclair Community College’s English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is designed to assist students whose first language is not English. The program serves the local immigrant population as well as international students with F-1 visas. F-1 visa students must enroll through the English Now! Intensive ESL Program.

English Now!

Our new intensive ESL program focuses on the skill areas of:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Grammar

You will be in class for 21 hours a week.

  • 12 hours of lecture classes
  • 9 hours of lab instruction

We provide three levels of English instruction:

  • Basic
  • Intermediate
  • Advance

You will be tested when you arrive for placement in the appropriate level.


How to Apply to the English Now! Intensive ESL Program

Applying to Sinclair’s English Now! Program is easy. Please follow these steps:

Step 1: Application for Admission

Fill out the online English Now! Intensive ESL application at apply.sinclair.edu

Also available is a printable English Now! Intensive ESL Program Application.

Step 2: Proof of High School Graduation

Please send an original transcript (record of subjects/courses and grades) and proof of graduation. If your transcript is not in English, please have your transcript translated into English by a certified translator.

Step 3: English Proficiency

TOEFL or IELTS scores ARE NOT REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION to English Now!

Step 4: Financial Resources

Provide the following:

  • Financial Statement Form (page 4 of the application packet)
  • A bank statement/s equal to at least $17,500, the amount you will need for one full year of study.

A non-refundable $20.00 application fee will be added to your bill for the first semester. Please do not send this fee with your application.

Step 5: Mail or Email Your Application Documents

Please mail all application documents to:

ESL Services Coordinator
Building 10, Room 10312
Sinclair Community College
444 West Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402-1460
U.S.A.

Or scan and email to:

paul.carbonaro@sinclair.edu