ESL Center at College of San Mateo - Overview
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ESL Center

The ESL Center offers virtual support now through May 2021.

For assistance and questions, please contact us at 650-574-6437 or email us at csmeslcenter@smccd.edu. You may also email us to schedule a Zoom meeting with an ESL Center staff member. 


 

Overview

Contact Us


Jill Haberlin/Colleen Olle
North Hall Building 18, Room 101
csmeslcenter@smccd.edu
(650) 574-6437

Fall Hours 
Monday‑Thursday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sharpen your ESL skills in a quiet and friendly environment.

In the ESL Center, you can fulfill the requirements of your ESL class or enroll in an independent, lab‑only course to improve your reading, vocabulary, listening and speaking, and/or writing skills.

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 native and multilingual speakers
  • Improve note-taking and listening skills
  • Learn about grammar
  • Practice and improve your writing skills
The ESL Center is staffed by instructors and instructional aides, so you can get personalized attention. Materials are provided to assist your instruction.