Welcome to the ESOL Lab!
The ESOL Lab is located to next to room 5115 in the The Learning Center, Building 5.
ESOL Conversation Groups
ESOL Conversation Groups meet every Friday from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in front of SkyCafé. You must be enrolled in ESOL 655 or another lab class to attend. Come and learn with others in a fun and relaxing environment! If you have any questions, please see Katie Ha in the The Learning Center.
Spanish-English Language Sharing Groups
Spanish-English Language Sharing Groups meet with Felix Perez on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00am-12:00pm in the The Learning Center. For a half-hour, we speak in English, and the second half-hour, we speak in Spanish. Learners of English and Spanish help each other learn the two languages.
What can I do at the ESOL Lab?
- use computer software to improve your English skills
- join conversation groups
- work with ESOL tutors
- practice pronunciation in our Language Lab
- record your voice for your ESOL class
- attend workshops
How Do I Enroll?
You can sign up for ESOL 655 through WebSMART.
Students can earn units of credit as follows:
- 0.5 unit = 24 hours = approximately 1 ½ hrs per week
- 1.0 unit = 48 hours = approximately 3 hrs per week
- 1.5 units = 72 hours = approximately 4 ½ hrs per week
- 2.0 units = 96 hours = approximately 6 hrs per week
- 2.5 units = 120 hours = approximately 7 ½ hrs per week
- 3.0 units = 144 hours = approximately 9 ¼ hrs per week.