SVIEP Levels and Courses
Silicon Valley Intensive English Program (SVIEP) will provide 4 initial levels of proficiency, with corresponding courses for each level. Each level is comprised of core classes that cover skill areas such as: Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing, and Grammar. After completion of SVIEP level 4, which is the equivalent of TOEFL/IELTS proficiency for admission, students will be eligible to matriculate into an associate degree program at any of the SMCCCD colleges.
- ESL Level 1 – Beginner
- ESL Level 2 – Low-Intermediate
- ESL Level 3 – Intermediate
- ESL Level 4 – Advanced
Range of levels offered is subject to change.
Classes Held Throughout the Year
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