ESL for College & Career Readiness


ESL at Career Ready You welcomes you!


If you need to improve your English to enter post-secondary academic or career training programs, the English as a Second Language (ESL) for Career Ready You at Amarillo College is the place for you!

Amarillo College's CRU ESL program welcomes individuals at the low-beginning to advanced levels who want to better their English. Academic- and career-focused, non-credit English classes are offered to citizens, permanent residents, refugees, and others who want to improve their reading, writing, speaking, land listening.  Students enrolling only in ESL for CRU courses are not required to meet any college admission requirements.

Students who successfully complete the ESL CRU program should be proficient enough in English to begin contextualized High School Equivalency (HSE) studies, start I-BEST supported academic classes, or initiate a career training program.

Morning classes:
Monday - Thursday from 9:00A.M. - 10:15 A.M. and 10:30A.M.-11:45 A.M. 
Days and times at other locations vary.

  • Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing
  • Students in morning classes must attend all 4 days

Evening classes:
Monday - Thursday 5:30 P.M. - 6:45 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. -8:25 P.M.
Days and times at other locations vary.

  • Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing
  • Students in evening classes must attend all 4 days 

ESL for Career Ready You  Classes
Call 806-371-5425 for more information


Let's Get Started!



To apply for ESL Classes through Career Ready You:

Step 1: Click here to complete the Career Ready You Application
To complete the application, you MUST have BOTH a social security number AND a driver's license number.
If you do not have both, you may apply in-person at one of our campuses.


Step 2: Click here to schedule a pre-assessment

Please bring a copy of your government issued photo ID with date of birth to your appointment

IDs can be any of the following:

  • Government Issued Driver's License
  • Government Issued Photo ID
  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Other forms of ID are acceptable. Please call 806-371-5425 for more information