ESL Course with a Technical Profile

Enroll in a free of charge English as a Second Language course with a technical profile.

  • If you plan to pursue a career  or continue education in manufacturing
  • If you need to improve your workplace-related communication abilities
  • If you would like to develop career planning skills

This course is designed for intermediate ESL students who plan to enroll in career-training programs offered by community colleges. The primary objective of the program is to develop students’ speaking, reading and writing skills in preparation for further study at the level of vocational training programs. The course offers preparation in basic skills related to computer science and technical English, a review of basic math terminology as well as introduction to occupational safety vocabulary.

Program Goals:

  • Students will develop their ESL skills to meet the academic level of vocational training programs in manufacturing.
  • Students will gain skills needed for the workplace, such as improving their workplace-related small talk abilities.
  • Students will learn manufacturing terminology.
  • Students will improve their problem solving and critical thinking skills, especially by applying mathematics in manufacturing settings.
  • Students will be familiarized with occupational safety terminology.
  • Students will develop career planning skills, including writing a resume and a cover letter, as well as conducting mock job interviews.
  • Students will improve their reading comprehension and writing skills, especially related to general manufacturing.

For more information call Polish American Association: (773) 282-1122 ext. 404,405 or 409.

The school is approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education (

The Polish American Association is not accredited with a U.S. Department of Education recognized accrediting body.

Complaints, which cannot be resolved by direct negotiation with the School in accordance to our written grievance policy, may be filed with the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE), 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza, Suite 333, Springfield, IL 62701 or at