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Understanding Your ESL Placement

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If your 1st language is not English, consider ESL.

ESL classes provide cultural knowledge and language skills to be successful in college and society. Palomar College offers high level ESL classes that can transfer to CSU and UC for general education units. Please contact us for help deciding whether ESL or English classes are the best fit for you!

Recommended Classes Based on Placement

Ultimately, any student wishing to earn an A.A. degree must complete ENG 100 or ESL 110 with a grade of ā€˜Cā€™ or better.

ESL Department

(760) 744-1150, ext. 2272, 8114, or 7808
Dept. Chair: Tracy Fung

Questions About Your Recommended Placement?

Call the Assessment Center at (760) 744-1150, ext. 2476, 2383, or 2182 OR email: