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ESL Classes at RACE

English as a Second Language

Many People, One World: Study English at RACE. Learn English speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and pronunciation skills. Also, practice your conversation skills or study to be a U.S. citizen. Advanced students can recieve workforce training and employment skill development. Advanced students are encouraged to take our GED courses, or courses that lead to a High School Diploma. Students with degrees from their native country can be referred to our partners recieve employment.  Trained and certified teachers use up-to-date materials, teaching, and active learning methods to teach English in a friendly atmosphere. Classes use Internet language learning software and other computer programs to enhance individual language development. Learn while having fun and meet new friends.


English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes


Beginning Low & Beginning Intermediate, Intermediate and High Intermediate - Advanced levels Available

*Ask about our Tuition ESL Conversation Classes *


Fall Semester - September 4 - December 13, 2018 (Classes Closed)

Winter Semester - January 22 - May 8, 2019


Classes meet twice per week

Low Beginning & Basic ESL Classes

Monday & Wednesday: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm


Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm


High Beginning ESL Classes

Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm


Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Intermediate ESL Classes

Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Advanced ESL Classes

Monday & Wednesday or Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm



*Please Visit Our Homepage for 2nd Semester Late Registration and Conversation Classes Information*




RACE ESL Pride In Excellence 2018


End of the Semester Celebration!


Beginning ESL


erin celebration


Intermediate ESL

harmanjit celebration


Advanced ESL

nina celebration


Students and staff gather to celebrate and honor the ESL students for completing another semester of ESL courses with awards and certificates. Following a small formal ceremony, the attendees celebrated with music and a potluck dinner created from our student's family recipes and traditional fare. Many of our students will move into the next level of ESL instruction, and we say goodbye to a handful of students who have graduated out of the program!







November 2018



Irma V. was nominated by her ESL teacher, Ms. Cambron. She states that Irma is an excellent student. She has been dedicated since the beginning. She puts in extra time outside of school hours to continue her leaning. She helps other students in class, has great attendance and is extremely motivated.





September 2018


ESL Claudia




Claudia was nominated by her ESL teacher. Claudia has a great attitude and works well with others. She comes prepared and completes all her assignments. She has perfect attendance and works very hard in school.


October 2018



Bruna D. was nominated by her ESL teacher, Mrs. Jalt. Bruna is extremely hardworking and holds good attendance. I am impressed with her eagerness to learn and responsible nature. She puts in an effort to make up missed days and work. Bruna returned to the program after taking a break of one semester.




1440 John R.  Road

Rochester Hills, MI  48307



The building is on the west side of John R. between Hamilin and Avon



Course Information


ESL High Advanced & ESL Conversation- Tuition Based Classes

Cost:$140 per course (12 weeks in length)

ESL High Advanced Conversation

Theis course will be offered for those student who qualify as ESL Highly Advanced, based on the CASAS pre-test taken at registration.  These classes are provided to those students who require advanced training in the use of the English langauge for business and leisure activities.  Many of our ESL students qualify for these classes every semester and we hope you enjoy them as much as they do.


*Class schedule and discounted pricing will be determined after the registration period*

Your ESL Advisor will inform you about these classes and discounted costs