English as a Second Language

 

ESL SPRING 2023 CLASSES

Priority registration begins October 31st

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ESL services are now available in person.  Our Offices in Escondido, San Marcos, and Fallbrook are open and staff are ready to assist you Monday – Friday in person, over the phone or by Zoom.
San Marcos Office Hours (H-116):  M-Th 8:30 am – 2:00 pm & 4:00 – 7:00 pm, Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
San Marcos Computer Lab Hours (H-121): M-Th  8:00 am – 5:30 pm, Friday 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Escondido ESC-610 Office Hours:  M/T/Th  8:00 am – 2:00 pm & 4:30 – 7:30 pm, Wed. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm & 4:30 7:30 pm, Friday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Fallbrook ESL Center Office Hours:  M-Th  4:30 – 8:00 pm
 
*Masks are now STRONGLY RECOMMENDED but not required inside our buildings. Please only come to campus if you are healthy. 
Students should do their daily emailed health questions from Cleared4.

Staff Information / Información Del Personal

If you have questions about ESL classes, applying to be a Palomar student, and registration, please contact:   
San Marcos Office
CONNIE
(Mornings)
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2272
cgonzalezdegallegos@palomar.edu

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ANGELES
(Evenings) 
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
10:30 am – 8:00 pm 

Friday
8:30 am – 12:30 pm

(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3264
arodriguez1@palomar.edu

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If you have questions about ESL classes, applying to be a Palomar student, and registration, please contact:   
Escondido Office
CLAUDIAHours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
10:00 am – 7:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am – 1:00 pm

(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3683
chernandez2@palomar.edu

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STEFFANY
(Mornings) 
Hours of Service:
Mon / Tues / Thurs
8:00 – 10:00 am
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 8114
spino@palomar.edu
If you have questions about ESL classes, applying to be a Palomar student, and registration, please contact:   
Fallbrook Office
LIDIA
(Evenings)
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs 
4:30 – 8:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 7808
lzapata@palomar.edu

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If you have questions about ZOOM, CANVAS, MyPalomar, or general questions about technology (computers) please contact: 
ESL Computer Lab Tech.

YOLANDA
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Friday
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2830
yfernandez@palomar.edu

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If you need tutoring help with your homework, classwork, or practicing English, please contact: 
ESL Tutoring Coordinator
 

MELISSA

Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am – 1:30 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 4482
mgriggs@palomar.edu

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If you have questions about credit classes, financial aid (FAFSA), or programs and classes other than ESL please contact:
ESL Student Advisor
 

MARCELA

Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3947
mgomez@palomar.edu

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If you have questions about INEA, credit classes, financial aid (FAFSA), or programs and classes other than ESL please contact: 
INEA & Noncredit Matriculation Coord.
 
MARCELA
Hours of Service:
Mon – Thurs
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 3947
mgomez@palomar.edu

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For ESL Department information, please contact:
Academic Department Asst.

MONICA
Hours of Service:
Mon – Fri
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
(760) 744-1150,
ext. 2261
mgalindo@palomar.edu

No available appointments

 

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For more information please contact the International Office at:  (760) 744-1150, ext. 2167
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ESL Students at Palomar College
“Palomar Makes It Possible”

Welcome to the English as a Second Language department here at Palomar College. Start here; go anywhere.

With us, you can learn or improve your conversation skills, pronunciation, and academic reading and writing. You can learn English from the beginning or improve the skills you already have. The ESL Department also offers Career Track ESL courses that allow you to gain the specific English skills you need for careers such as Dental Assisting, Office Systems, Cosmetology, and Automotive Engineering. We offer credit and non-credit courses.

You can find ESL courses at the following campuses: San Marcos, Escondido, Fallbrook, and Ramona.

We also offer citizenship courses and courses in the Instituto Nacional para la Educación de los Adultos program.

Last updated on November 3, 2022