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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL Word Jam

ESL Word Jam is a FREE, one-week English language and academic skills program for new and returning multilingual students. Students. This summer Word Jam will be held in-person at the College of San Mateo.

  • Prepare for success in courses
  • Learn and practice listening, speaking, reading, grammar, and writing skills
  • Meet ESL program faculty and staff
  • Connect with future classmates
  • Complete a group project on a topic of your choice
  • Demonstrate your skills for a chance to revise your ESL/English placement
  • Free lunch provided

Registration Information

  • Dates: Monday, August 8 - Thursday, August 11
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Modality: In-Person
  • IMPORTANT: All participants must provide proof of vaccination or qualify for an exemption


Please send an email to with any questions about Word Jam.

Contact Us

ESL Center
(650) 574-6437