When you come to Kirkwood, your English language skills will be assessed to determine which ELA level is most appropriate for you:

Level 1: Beginning English

Level 2: Advanced Beginning English

Level 3: Beginning Intermediate English

Level 4: Advanced Intermediate English

Level 5: Beginning Advanced English

Your score on the placement test determines at which level you will begin the ELA course of study. If you score lower than Level 1 on the test, or are not able to take the test, a consultation will be held with the ELA coordinator.

Your listening and speaking skills will be determined by a 20 minute interview with a teacher,