English Basic Skills (EBS) classes are designed for students who are just beginning to study English. These classes address listening, speaking, reading and writing skills that are used for work and everyday life.
*F1 and J1 visa holders are not eligible to take English Basic Skills classes.
Complete the English Basic Skills class request form below:
After submitting the interest form, you will receive an email with instructions on how to complete your registration. If you are a new student, you must take an in-person assessment at an AACC location. Returning students may also be required to take a reading test before enrolling in classes.
For information contact the ESL office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-777-2901. If you reach our voicemail, provide your name and phone number. A staff member will contact you within 24 hours during our office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Courses meet in a classroom. An instructor provides a lecture or leads a discussion in person, and you see your fellow students face-to-face.
Masks are required indoors at all AACC facilities regardless of vaccination status
For information visit our Riverhawks Reunite page.
These courses meet online via Zoom. To participate fully in online classes, you need access to the internet and a computer, tablet or smartphone. You must be available to complete online assignments during the days/times you select.
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon
Saturday, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Monday and Wednesday, 2-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 2-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday, 6-8:30 p.m.
Monday and Wednesday, 6-8:30 p.m.
7009 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover, MD 21076
202 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn, MD 21225
101 Crain Highway N., Glen Burnie, MD 21061
1410 West St., Annapolis, MD 21401
1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton, MD 21113
273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis, MD 21403
Class offerings, schedules and locations may vary term to term.
The classes are funded by a grant from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and partially by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor with a total cost of $195,912. These grants enable AACC to offer integrated skills classes at no cost to students.