Join our international community of students and teachers today,
and learn the language and thinking skills and behaviors needed to successfully engage as a global citizen tomorrow!
Click the link to view and read about our upcoming community welcome day event on Tuesday, December 13th from 3:30-5:00.
Peer Tutoring in the ESL Lab - Sign up or Drop in
Mondays: 1-2 and 4-5
Review the schedule of classes, make plans to meet your ESL professor during her/his student hours, see what days you can make an appointment with our ESL counselor, check out when the ESL Lab is open, and sign up to meet with an ESL tutor. All of these instructional and support services are available to help you succeeed!
This is a listing of all of the ESL Library Books currently available for you to check out at the LMC Library. The books are listed by levels 1-6, with levels 1 and 2 being appropriate for beginning ESL students, 3 and 4 for intermediate ESL students, and levels 5 and 6 for advanced level ESL students.
Reading books that are suited for your level of English language proficiency is a super way to improve your overall English abilities, and summer is a perfect time to explore the books available for you to check out at the LMC Library!
These sheets will help you plan for the fall semester. Work with your faculty advisor, a counselor, and your fellow classmates to select, register for, and create a success plan for the fall now!
To our community:
The mission of the English for Multilingual Students (EMLS) Department at Los Medanos College (home of the English as a Second Language or ESL program) is to meet the diverse personal, educational, and career needs and goals of the multilingual multicultural English language learning community in East Contra Costa County and the international student population from abroad who choose to study at our college.
To our students:
We want to support your multilingual English language development by helping and challenging you to learn, practice, and be both sensitized and motivated to strategically use a range of communication and learning skills and strategies as well as a variety of Habits of Mind, which are intelligent behaviors or thinking dispositions, that have been shown to help students succeed and have been reported to be among the qualities and abilities that employers most want their employees to have.
Therefore, we weave these intelligent behaviors into our language and culture instruction to advance your ability to
By actively participating in our program and strengthening your Habits of Mind, you will
Click on the Getting Started link to learn how to join our community!