ESL Classes

  • globe with  world flagsEnglish as a Second Language

    Fall 2019 Classes Begin on August 20, 2019

    Learn or improve your English skills so you can get a job or a better job, get your  High School Equivalency (GED) or go to college. We have ESL classes for all learners.


    Fall semester New Student Orientation and testing at Serramonte is on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 9:30 am-12:00 pm. Register in the Adult Education Office. Be on time and plan to stay for 2.5 hours. 

    Jefferson High School evening students: New student registration Monday, August 19, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm. Classes start Tuesday, August 20, 2019.
    For Commnity Locations see below. 

    The English as a Second Language (ESL) program is designed to develop English language skills of adults who are either non-English speaking or have limited English speaking skills. Through participation in the ESL program, adults will increase their ability to participate in the community, attend college, pursue a career, and help their families. 

    Class Locations
    Serramonte Del Rey-Monday-Thursday: 8:45 am-12:30 pm
    Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings: 5:30-8:30 pm. 
    699 Serramonte Blvd., #111, Daly City

    No Friday classes. Office is open on Fridays from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. 

    Jefferson High School on Mission Street- Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings: 6:00-9:00 pm. 
    6996 Mission Street, Daly City

    Community Locations 

    Distance Learning and ESL Online

    Lessons Resource Website

    ESL Classes
    for All Learners
    Flexible Schedules to Accommodate Everyone


    • Literacy
    • Beginning
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced

    Classes for all levels are offered as:

    • Intensive Daily Instruction
    • Classes 2-4 Days a Week
    • Individual Study
    • Online Courses


    Location Schedule

    Serramonte Del Rey
    699 Serramonte Blvd., #111

    Mornings and Evenings

    Jefferson High School
    6996 Mission Blvd.


    Community ESL

    Call 650-550-7873 or
    550-7871 for information

    Monday-Thursday: 8:45 am-12:30 pm
    Tuesday-Thursday: 5:30-8:30 pm

    Tuesday-Thursday: 6:00-9:00 pm



    Upon enrollment, students are given a short English assessment test to determine their level of English proficiency. The test results are used to place students in the appropriate ESL classes. Students are then tested using the standardized test for ESL students, CASAS, three times a semester to assess progress in order to move to the next level.


    This course offers individualized instruction to prepare for the US Citizenship Test and interview. For more information and an appointment call: 650-550-7891.

    Distance Learning: Learn English at Home:

    ESL lessons are also available through individualized instruction and online for students who are unable to attend regular classes. Materials are provided. Complete the assignments, talk with the teacher and improve your English. For more information and an appointment call: 650-550-7891.

    Computer Classes for ESL:

    ESL students have the opportunity to learn to use the computer to study English. Classes visit the computer lab on a regular basis where students not only study English on the computer, but learn basic computer skills. There is also a Computer for Employment Skills class in the afternoons from 1:00 pm-2:30 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.