ESL classes will resume in September 2021.
ESL students may sign up for one weekly 30-minute online or phone session with ESL staff or volunteers. Available Monday-Friday 10 am-2 pm; Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 pm. Request a session.
ESL Lab Hours
Monday and Wednesday: 10 am – 4 pm
Friday, Tuesday and Thursday: 2-8 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed
ESL Lab Services
The ESL Lab provides students with an introduction to the library’s ESL services, tutoring sign-in and independent online learning.
- Dedicated computers offering software and apps for independent learning:
- ESL collection and tutor collection available for check out.
Offered at three proficiency levels; conversation class for intermediate and advanced.
- Beginning ESL
Learn basic words to describe family, home, food and other simple phrases.
- Intermediate ESL
Learn simple phrases for shopping, job interviews and getting around. We’ll practice what we learn through activities and games.
- Advanced ESL
Learn about different forms of English grammar, such as idioms, verb tenses, metaphors and similes. We’ll practice what we learn using material from books, movies and radio.
- Conversation Class
Open to all student levels. Practice your English conversation skills while learning new words and common expressions.
Our instructor-led classes are held in the Training Lab. Registration for classes is by ticket registration. Twenty-four (24) tickets will be available 30 minutes before the first class on a first-come, first-served basis during the first week of each class quarter. You must attend the first class to be registered.