English as a Second Language (ESL)

  • The Adult Education Center is committed to helping each one of you continue working to achieve your educational and personal goals!

    Our campus has transitioned to an in-person and distance learning format.  We look forward to seeing all of you soon!

    Our professional and caring teachers are working to provide opportunities to keep you learning in the days ahead, which will include learning and communicating in different ways (free teacher-directed online meetings, free teacher-directed online classroom hours, free teacher-directed communication platforms and free online learning platforms).

    contact button If you have specific questions about our school, learning activities, or need support, please click on the “Contact Us” link to submit a contact request, Maria Barjas at mbarajas@smmusd.org or call (310) 664-6222, ext. 76205 to leave a message.

    Our FREE classes provide English instruction that is designed to meet your educational goals with a focus on using English for real-life needs, employment, and citizenship. Classes include practice of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, for beginning through advanced students.  Students enrolling after the registration deadline will be placed on a waiting list until the following term. Students absent more than two weeks may be removed from class.

    ESL Class Schedule

    Course Day Time Site Course #
    Beginning Tues, Thurs. 6:15 – 9:00 pm Adult Education Center # 990101
    Intermediate Mon, Tues, Wed 6:15 – 9:00 pm Adult Education Center # 990301
    Advanced Mon, Wed. 6:15 – 9:00 pm Adult Education Center # 990501
    Course Day Time Site Course #
    Conversation / Low Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:30 pm  Pico Library # 991711
    Conversation / High Tuesday 10:30 – 1:00 pm Main Library # 995702

    Enrollment & Orientation: Enrollment steps include student orientation, assessment, education plan and counseling meeting.  The minimum number of enrolled students needed to offer a class is ten (10). For more information, please call (310) 664-6222, ext. 76205.
    Inscripción y Orientación: Los pasos de inscripción incluyen orientación, evaluación, plan educativo y reunión de asesoramiento para los estudiantes. El número mínimo de estudiantes matriculados necesarios para ofrecer una clase es diez (10). Para obtener más información, llame al (310) 664-6222, ext. 76205.