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,