Reading & ESL Center at College of San Mateo - Overview
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Reading & ESL Center
Overview

Contact Us

Anna St. Amand
Colleen Olle
North Hall Building 18, Room 101
stamanda@smccd.edu
(650) 574-6437
Fall Hours
Monday-Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday
9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.


9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Closed 
Sharpen your reading/ESL skills in a quiet and friendly environment.

In the Reading & ESL Center, you can fulfill the hour-by-arrangement requirement of your reading or ESL class or enroll in an independent, lab-only course to improve any aspect of your reading or vocabulary.

You can:
  • Develop your vocabulary
  • Learn about and practice metacognition
  • Improve your reading rate
  • Deepen your comprehension of textbook material
  • Practice pronunciation
  • Practice conversation with ESL teachers and non-native speakers
  • Improve note-taking and listening skills
The Reading & ESL Center is staffed by instructors and instructional aides, so you can get personalized attention. Books and other print materials, videos, DVDs, and computer programs will also assist your instruction.