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Global Languages and Society : ESL Programs : Essential ESL

Essential ESL

Welcome to Essential English as a Second Language (ESL) at LAMC!

The purpose of the Essential English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) Program is to offer opportunities for students to begin their ESL experience or develop special skills for personal enrichment. All Essential ESL courses are noncredit and are mostly designed for beginning to intermediate-level English language learners. There are also speaking and pronunciation courses as well as ESL Civics and Job Readiness courses for all levels. Students who need higher-level ESL courses or want to prepare for college or professional-level English should consider the Academic ESL Program.
 
Essential ESL Courses (4 Levels)
LEVEL 4 
ESL NC 015CE – Pre-Academic Skills (12 HRS)
LEVEL 3
ESL NC 009CE – Low Intermediate (12 HRS)
LEVEL 2 
ESL NC 008CE – High Beginning (12 HRS)
LEVEL 1 
ESL NC 007CE – Low Beginning (12 HRS)
 
For more information or for help with enrollment and registration, please contact Professor Jacob Skelton by email at skeltolj2@lamission.edu or by phone at:

ENGLISH:  818-293-8795
ESPAÑOL: 818-538-7850
հայերեն:    818-835-5261 

For students who want to improve conversation and pronunciation skills, want to improve basic job-readiness skills, or need help studying for the US Citizenship exam, there are additional noncredit ESL courses available.
 
Speaking Skills Job Readiness Skills US Citizenship
ESL NC 023CE – Speech 1 (Pronunciation) (4 HRS) BSICSKL 092CE – Job Readiness 101 ESLCVCS 001CE – ESL Civics
ESL NC 021CE – Conversation (3 HRS) BSICSKL 091CE – Job Readiness 100  
 
For more information on other noncredit courses such as GED prep classes or other Basic Skills courses, please contact the Academic Readiness, Career, and Community Institute.

Contact Us

Department Chair
E.S.L. Faculty

L. Jacob Skelton

ENGLISH: 818-293-8795

ESPAÑOL: 818-538-7850

SKELTOLJ2@lamission.edu

Dept. Vice Chair
Spanish Faculty

Mario Escobar

818-833-3354

ESCOBAMA2@lamission.edu

Dept. Vice Chair
Sociology Faculty

Myriam Levy

818-833-3414

LevyMM@lamission.edu

Department 
Secretary

Richard Lam

818-364-7722

LamRQ@lamission.edu

E.S.L. Faculty

Cindy Luis

818-364-7875

LuisCA@lamission.edu

E.S.L. Faculty

Michael Climo

818-364-7693

ClimoMJ@lamission.edu

E.S.L. Faculty

Riye Park

818-833-3423

ParkRR@lamission.edu

E.S.L. Faculty

Gary Prostak

818-364-7666

ProstaG@lamission.edu