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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ImportantOn August 14 and August 19-21, the ESL Registration Desk will be open until 6pm.  Regular hours will resume on Thursday, August 22.


At Mt. SAC, we want to help you learn English effectively and quickly. Here are a few reasons why you should take ESL at Mt. SAC:

  • Wide range of classes in the morning and evening
      • 8 Levels of ESL arrows showing 7 levels of ESL
      • 4 Levels of speaking and writingpeople speaking, writing
      • Citizenshipflag
      • TOEFLTOEFL icon from ETS
      • Vocational ESL (VESL)plan, calculator, timer, bar graph to goals

  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Additional programs to help you learn
      • Tutoringpeople tutoring
      • Readingperson reading
      • Conversational practicepeople conversing
      • Job trainingpeople at work
  • Practice on your own using computers in the Language Learning Center (LLC)
  • Students who complete noncredit ESL may enter Mt. SAC's CREDIT ESL program: American Language (AMLA) after levels, 4, 5, 6 or VESL.
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Our Director

Name Position
Jody Fernando  Director, English Language Learners
ESL Department

ESL Registration Desk Hours
        Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-12pm, 4pm-8:30pm (on 8/14 & 8/19-21 until 6pm)
        Fridays: 8:00am - 1:30pm* 
        (*Closed on Fridays during Summer)

Building 66 - Language Center, First Floor
(909) 274-5235