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 All our students come to ESL in order to improve their English language and communication skills, but each student has a personal reason for doing so.  Therefore, we offer several types of programs that meet the diverse needs of our adult learners.   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.