The English for Multilingual Students (EMLS) courses (formerly ESL) will help you learn to read, write, and speak in English and prepare to find a job or transition to higher education. Classes are free and offered at all levels of English!

Explore your class options through Petaluma Adult School or the EMLS Department at Santa Rosa Junior College.

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Petaluma Adult School

Free ESL Classes with free parking & child care. Spring classes will begin January 22, 2024.

Registration will begin on January 9 in the B building at McDowell School on Tuesdays, 11:00AM – 12:00PM and 6:00-7:00PM. Call 707-778-4633 for more information.

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SRJC EMLS Department

Free EMLS Classes (Formerly ESL). Fall classes begin on August 19, 2024. Call 707-527-4382 for more information.

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