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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL activities and instruction are designed to support English Language Learners in achieving competence in reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension of English that leads transition to postsecondary education and training or employment, or to attainment of a secondary school diploma or its recognized equivalent if needed.

Integrated EL Civics provides educational services to adult English Language Learners, including professionals with degrees and credentials in their native countries, and enables them to achieve competency in English and acquire the basic and more advanced skills necessary to function effectively as parents, workers, and citizens in the United States.

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  • Court Order (for participants age 16)
  • School Withdrawal Form (for participants ages 16 - 18)
  • ID (all participants)

Approved Forms of Identification

  • Birth certificate
  • Official record showing date of birth
  • Baptismal record
  • DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty
  • Driver’s license
  • Federal, state, or local government identification card
  • Hospital record of birth
  • Passport
  • Public assistance/social service records
  • School records
  • School identification card
  • Work permit
  • Native American tribal document
  • Other official documents issued by a federal, state, or local government agency, such as discharge documents from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, with date of birth included, or a voter registration card or certificate.
  • Other official documents issued by a foreign government agency, such as a consular identification card


Blinn Adult Education & Literacy uses various assessment tools to evaluate adult learners' basic reading, language and math skills. English Language Learners are assessed on proficiency of the English language and literacy skills that are needed for a person to successfully navigate both work and daily living settings.

Testing Center Hours:

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please contact the Blinn Adult Ed Assessment Team at 979-209-7300 to schedule a test.


During the orientation/onboarding process, students are provided detailed information about the courses and services offered through Blinn College Adult Education. Prospective students take into consideration their educational and career goals and explore how the program can help them achieve these goals. Blinn College Adult Ed also provides orientation/onboarding class options for English as a Second Language (ESL) students.

Related Links


  • Adult Education
  • Phone: 979-209-7300