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English as a Second Language (ESL)

ESL Classes at Loma Vista Adult Center

English as a Second Language: Beginning-Advanced

Classes: Mornings or Afternoons, M-TH
               Evenings, T-TH
Improve your English skills. Eight levels of ESL classes taught by highly-qualified and trained instructors.

Fall Classes Start August 29, 2022

Registration and classes will be in-person. 
Face masks are recommended.

Click here if you are interested in ESL Classes.
If you need help making an appointment, text (925) 609-4518


ESL Family Literacy Program

Classes: Mornings or Afternoons, M-TH
You must sign your child and yourself up for this program.

Improve your English skills so you can help your children succeed in school! Parents learn English, and children ages 3-5 learn school-readiness skills.

Parents must enroll and attend an adult ESL class when their child is in the School Readiness Class.

Family Literacy Centers: Cambridge Elementary School
                                                 Meadow Homes Elementary
                                                 Loma Vista Adult Center

Call (925) 685-7340, extension 6754 or for information.

ESL for Early Childhood Education/Project ACCESS 

Offered in partnership with Diablo Valley College

Study and Become a Preschool Teacher and Work With Children!
Prepare for a career and/or higher education in Early Childhood Education. Learn Early Childhood content and prepare to transition to the ECE program at Diablo Valley College. The student must be at ESL Intermediate High level or higher.

Call (925) 685-7340, extension 6754 or for information.


Introduction to Health Careers

Prepare for a career in the medical health field. In collaboration with the Adult Secondary Education Department, ESL students prepare to enroll in Health Career programs in the Career Technical Education Department.

New classes begin in Spring 2022.  Click here to request more information.


Citizenship Preparation

A class for students learning how to apply for American citizenship. 

To enroll now, text or call (925) 609-4518.


Distance Learning

Limited Space is available in Self-Paced Distance Learning
Basic computer skills are necessary.

Study English at home on your computer or phone! Work at your own pace and meet with an instructor online once a week to check your progress. Six different programs and learning levels available.

To enroll now, text or call (925) 609-4518


Attendance Verification Letter

If you have requested and are waiting for an attendance verification letter, it will be sent to the address we have on file.  If you have a new request for an attendance verification letter, please contact your caseworker or agency. 

ESL Office

Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30-4:30
Room: MU-21
Phone: (925) 685-7340, ext. 6751

TheEnglish as a Second Language ESL program teaches essential English skills for successful learning and living and provides a welcoming, safe, supportive, and engaging learning environment. All ESL teachers are credentialed instructors. Students learn English and improve communication skills in order to achieve personal, educational, and career goals.