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:

Carol King, ESL Instructor 831.755.6935 or via email:

Download the ESL Course Sequence here.

description of ESL courses

Who To Contact

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