English as a Second Language (ESL)

To ensure progress and completion of a degree at Southwest and success in the workforce, the English department offers three ESL courses.

All of the courses focus on the four communication skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For additional information on courses and testing visit the International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising page. For additional information, please contact Linda Patterson by email at lpatterson@southwest.tn.edu or call 901-333-4497/4250.