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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Word Jam

Word Jam Online

Word Jam is a FREE, 6 -10 hour online English language program for new and returning multilingual students. Students can access activities and materials through Canvas any time during the period of July 26 - August 13. There are no scheduled meeting times. Students will work at their own pace on the activities.

  • Prepare for success in courses
  • Learn and practice listening, speaking, reading, grammar, and writing skills
  • Connect with ESL program faculty and staff
  • Connect with future classmates
  • Demonstrate your skills for a chance to revise your placement
  • Program materials will be similar to those offered during Word Jam Online 2020.

How do I register?

  • Register here
  • You will receive an email 1-2 days after you sign up with instructions on how to participate in Word Jam. 
  • All participants must have a College of San Mateo student ID number/G number to access materials. If you do not have one, please email us for more information before you register.


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

Contact Us

ESL Center
(650) 574-6437