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Credit English as a Second Language Success Workshops

Basic Information

The English as a Second Language Success Workshops are for new students whose native language is not English and who wish to enroll in credit ES: classes. During the workshop, students will take a writing test and a reading/grammar test to determine the best level to begin. 

A counselor will give an orientation to the credit program at College of Marin.

The Success Workshops including testing and the orientation lasts approximately 3 hours. 

Before signing up for a Workshop, you must complete an application for admission to College of Marin and a residency form and recieve a college student identification number (#M00).  You may fill these out in person at Admissions and Records or online.

You must arrive at least 15 minutes early. Testing begins promptly at 9 am or 5 pm (or 4:30 on Dec. 3rd).

To sign up for a credit workshop:

  • Submit a credit application to Admissions and Records  Admission Application
  • Admissions and Records will email you a Student ID Number (a “MOO #”)
  • Sign–up in person at ESL office in Austin Science Center Room 137 or in the Counseling office in the Student Services building above the cafeteria or contact the ESL Office (415) 485-9642 or the Counseling office (415) 485-9432.
  • The test and workshop are FREE.

CREDIT ESL  (English as a Second Language) Placement Test Schedule

Placement Tests for the Spring 2014 Semester- Kentfield Campus.

Call to register:  415-485-9642 (ESL Office) or 485-9432 (Counseling) or the Testing office (415-485-9469)

The College will be closed from Dec. 21st to jan 1st. We will open again on Jan 2.

(yOU MUST apply to the college FIRST AND OBTAIN YOUR sTUDENT id m00# before you can register for the workshop.)

  • You must arrive at least 15 minutes early.
  • Testing begins promptly at 9 am or 5:30 pm
  • You must stay for both the testing and orientation.
  • You will receive final placement at the end of the workshop.
Day
Date
Time
Room/Campus

Tuesday

January 7, 2014

9:00 AM- 12:00 PM

Fusselman Hall 120 (FH 120)   Kentfield Campus

Thursday
January 9, 2014
5:30 PM- 8:30 PM
Fusselman Hall 120 (FH 120)   Kentfield Campus
Saturday
January 11, 2014
9:00 PM- 12:00 PM
Fusselman Hall 120 (FH 120)   Kentfield Campus

Wednesday

January 15, 2014

5:30 PM- 8:30 PM

Learning Center 150 (LC 150)      Kentfield Campus
Friday
January 24, 2014
9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Fusselman Hall 110 (FH 110)  Kentfield Campus

*Check –in for the test by 8:45 am or 5:15 pm.  The test BEGINS at 9 am, or 5:30 as posted above..

Kentfield Map 2013 (PDF)

  • Fusselman Hall = FH
  • Learning Resources Center = LC

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English as a Second Language webpage Web page
Technical Contact: Sara McKinnnon, Noncredit ESL Coordinator, ext. 7924
Content Responsible: Barbara Bonander, Chair of College Skills Department, ext. 7351