How many hours of ESL instruction per week do you offer? Knowledge Base International Students ESL How many hours of ESL instruction per week do you offer? We offer 24 hours of instruction per week, which includes 18 contact hours and 6 laboratory hours. Related Articles How do I find a student worker job? What countries are your ESL students from? What is the average number of students per ESL class? Can I apply if I don’t speak any English at all?