ESL Program

Burlington English (BE) Blended Online Courses
In Partnership with Texas Workforce

Burlington Core Series


A six-level innovative blended* curriculum that teaches listening, speaking, reading and writing with focus on conversation through discussions, presentations, and role play. 


*Blended Instruction = half of the instruction is teacher lead (online of in person), and half is an independent student learning online.

Materials needed: 


A computer with internet, a microphone and a speaker (a head-set is recommended), or a tablet, or a smart phone. 
No books.

Included: BE Career Exploration &

Soft Skills Mini-Courses


The courses integrate career planning and workforce readiness into Burlington Core curriculum, thereby meeting the goals of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

 A six-level, standards-based ESL series, by Cambridge University Press, 2018.

All RGVLC students can use the VENTURES digital grammar, vocabulary, reading, and listening exercises for free and without registration or log-in. There is also a Citizenship section that includes questions on civics, history, government, and the N-400 application.

Included:  BE Digital Readers



33 abridged editions of classic literature in illustrated text and audio format.