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Gretchen Lammers

Co-Dept Chair


Leif Williams

Co-Dept Chair


Aimee Wallace

Program Assistant

925-228-3276 ext 255

ESL & Citizenship

Martinez Institute of English (MIE)

English as a Second Language (ESL)


Start studying English TODAY!

  • Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced English Classes, Days and Evenings
  • Speaking & Listening Classes
  • ESL Computer Class and Computer Aided Language Lab
  • Computer Keyboarding (Typing) Classes
  • U.S. Citizenship Preparation Classes
  • Writing for ESL students

  • Introduction to Medical Careers

* See the brochure for class descriptions and days and times of classes *


Register in the ESL Office and start studying English TODAY!

For more information, call (925) 335-5890 ext. 3920 or ext. 3918 for assistance in Spanish or



Some Good Reasons to Come Join our “ESL Family”: 

  • Study in small classes with skilled and warm-hearted instructors

  • Make friends with students from more than 40 countries

  • Participate in field trips, awards events, potlucks, and the annual International Faire

  • Join the Student Council and practice English in real-life contexts

  • Discover why our students call our classes "English and Beyond"