English as Second Language (ESL)

The Hartnell ESL program is designed to prepare non-native speakers to succeed in regular academic and vocational classes by improving their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills in English.

The program will also benefit students who were born in another country and arrived in the U.S. during elementary, middle, or high school.

To register for ESL courses, click on "Apply Now!"  Be sure to ask for the ESL Writing Test during the assessment process.

For more information, contact:

James Beck, ESL Instructor 831.755.6766 or via email:  jbeck@hartnell.edu

Carol King, ESL Instructor 831.755.6935 or via email:  cking@hartnell.edu


Download the ESL Course Sequence here.


description of ESL courses

Who to contact

Dean of Academic Affairs, Languages, Learning Support & Resources
Phone: (831) 755-6916
A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Office: A150
Building: Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Administrative Assistant III
Phone: 831-755-6916
A - Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)
Office: A-152
Building: Library/Learning Resource Center (LRC)