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What is Noncredit ESL?

ESL Noncredit, Garfield CampusWe offer ESL (English As A Second Language) classes for adults in morning, afternoon, and evening sessions at a number of locations in the Glendale area. Six levels of classes, Level 0 through Level 5, are available for the ESL student. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills are integrated into each class. There are also specialized skills classes: conversation, computer basics for ESL students, citizenship, and classes for older adults. A number of these classes incorporate computer literacy skills.

How much do classes cost?

Noncredit ESL classes are free, and open-entry/open-exit. There may be a waiting list for some classes.

What if I want more practice or if I'm not taking a class?

The Garfield Campus Computer Lab is located in room MP309 at the Garfield Campus. Students have access to a variety of ESL software, videos, audio materials, word processing, and selected Internet sites.

Garfield Campus Computer Lab hours:

M-TH 8:00 am-8:00 pm
F 8:00 am-4:00 pm



For further information, including testing and placement, call  (818) 240-1000 ext. 5033 or visit our offices at the Garfield Campus (8:00 am - 9:00 pm Monday through Thursday and 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Friday) or SF 110A on the Main Campus. Call for hours: (818) 240-1000 ext. 5669.