The English as a Second Language courses 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!

Download Program Brochure 

SRJC ESL Department

Free ESL Classes. Spring classes begin January 17, 2018. Call 707-527-4382 for more information.

ESL 701

Native Language Literacy (Spanish)

This class is for Spanish speakers who never learned to read and write in their first language. Here students learn how to read and write in Spanish and how to be a successful student. This will make learning English easier and faster.

Spring 2019

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
ESL 712

ESL Literacy

This class is for people with 0 to 5 years of experience in school and very limited literacy skills (reading and writing) in their first language. Here students learn basic literacy skills in English.

Spring 2019

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
ESL 713

Low Beginning

This class is for people with limited or no ability to read, write or speak English but who can read and write in their native language. It offers beginning level English skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Spring 2019

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
ESL 714

High Beginning

This class is for people with some ability to communicate in English. It offers instruction in listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Spring 2019

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
ESL 715

Low Intermediate

This class is for people who can communicate in English in everyday situations and who can read and write about familiar topics. Students at this level can begin to take classes on the main campus.

Spring 2018

  • El Verano Elementary School (Sonoma, CA)
    Free Child Care Services!
  • Register Online
  • Washington Elementary School (Cloverdale, CA)
    Free Child Care Services!
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
ESL 716

High Intermediate

This class prepares students for credit ESL classes by emphasizing more academic language skills, particularly in reading and writing.

Spring 2018

  • El Verano Elementary School (Sonoma, CA)
    Free Child Care Services!
  • Register Online
  • Washington Elementary School (Cloverdale, CA)
    Free Child Care Services!
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register

Petaluma Adult School

Free ESL Classes. Spring classes begin January 16, 2018. Call 707-778-4633 for more information.

PAS ESL Level 1

ESL Level 1

Registration for new students begins January 8, 2018. Weekly registration takes place at McDowell Elementary, Building A.

Spring 2018

  • McDowell Elementary (Petaluma, CA)
    Free child care available, $20 for books
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
PAS ESL Level 2

ESL Level 2

Registration for new students begins January 8, 2018. Weekly registration takes place at McDowell Elementary, Building A.

Spring 2018

  • McDowell Elementary (Petaluma, CA)
    $20 Book fees, Free child care available
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
PAS ESL Level 3

ESL Level 3

Registration for new students begins January 8, 2018. Weekly registration takes place at McDowell Elementary, Building A.

Spring 2018

  • McDowell Elementary (Petaluma, CA)
    $20 for books, free childcare available
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
PAS ESL Level 4

ESL Level 4

Registration for new students begins January 8, 2018. Weekly registration takes place at McDowell Elementary, Building A.

Spring 2018

  • McKinley School (Petaluma, CA)
    $20 for books, free child care available.
  • Register Online
  • McDowell Elementary (Petaluma, CA)
    $20 for books, free child care available.
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
PAS ESL Multi-Level

ESL Multi-Level

Registration for new students begins January 8, 2018. Weekly registration takes place at McDowell Elementary, Building A.

Spring 2018

  • Valley Vista (Petaluma, CA)
    $20 for books, free childcare available
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
PAS ESL Comp

ESL Basic Computer Classes

This class will introduce students to computers and offer the program RosettaStone for English learners.

Spring 2018

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register
PAS Citizenship

Citizenship Preparation

Learn about the application for naturalization process and prepare for your USCIS interview. You will study U.S.  History and Government, practice speaking and writing and build your confidence and skills to pass your USCIS interview.

Spring 2018

  • McDowell Elementary (Petaluma, CA)
    $20 for books, free childcare available
  • Register Online

Before you register.

You are about to go to the Petaluma Adult School website to learn more about this class and for information on how to sign-up.

Continue to Register

Before you register.

You are about to register for a class at Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC). If you have not previously taken a course at SRJC, please first follow the steps for new students to apply and enroll at the college. If you have taken a course at SRJC before you can register!

Continue to Register