Workshop: ESL & Foreign Languages Advisement

Course ID - CTD0744-2    

Short Title: ESL & FL Advisement    

Audience:      Faculty
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     none

Participants in this workshop will gain information that facilitates advising prospective ESL & FL students on how to complete their registration process.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify and apply regulations pertaining to the ESL program, i.e. different levels, studentís ability to enroll in college-level courses, full-time vs. part-time status, and international students.
  • Interpret the ACT/ESL exam both in its written and computerized versions.
  • Grade and interpret FL placement tests.
  • Identify EAP and Foreign Language levels.
  • Place students in the appropriate level based on the results of the test and an oral interview.
  • Navigate Odyssey to enroll ESL/FL students.
  • Recognize and utilize different documents used with ESL students.



Reference #






Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0744-2 
Course Title: ESL & FL Advisement 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.