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All ESL classes are currently held virtually. We currently do not offer in-person instruction due to COVID-19.
ESL Courses
  • Literacy
  • Low Beginning
  • High Beginning
  • Low Intermediate
  • High Intermediate
  • Computers for Work and College Level 1 and Level 2
ESL students’ transition to college has become an important goal at SAS. Our collaboration with our local  Community Colleges, like Cañada College, has strengthened our student's transitions to college. Our full-time College Transition Advisor,  Liliana Campos, works with students to create an education or career plan and guides you through the college application process.

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Morning Program - 5-day per week

  • Monday-Friday
  • 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 3 months each session (Fall, Winter, Spring)
  • Open enrollment in August, December, April 

Evening Program - 2-day per week

  • Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday 
  • 6:30 to 9:15 PM
  • 6 months each session (Winter/Spring and Summer/Fall)
  • Open enrollment in May and December

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All ESL classes are currently held virtually. 
1. Students register online during open enrollment
2. Students must attend an Orientation

What do I need for class?
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All classes are currently held online. You will need a stable internet connection and a laptop or desktop computer to attend the class using the Zoom platform. Designate a notebook or binder for notes. Each class level will use a designated book that you could buy at the beginning of the session. Books cost between $10-$20.
Sequoia Adult School has partnered with the San Mateo County Library to offer free WIFI hotspots to eligible students enrolled in our online classes. Availability is limited through a partnership with our local library.
Eligibility Requirements to borrow a WiFi Hotspot
  • Current student with regular attendance and does not have access to high-speed internet.
  • Current internet connection is preventing you from participating in class and completing your assignments.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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English as a Second Language FAQs. click here.

Contact Us
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Ana Escobar, Program Associate
P: (650) 479-1754