West Valley College ESL Department

Labs to Help You Learn

What is the World Languages Center?

The World Languages Center (WLC) is located in the Language Arts Building, LA 42. The WLC provides software programs in many languages including English with 37 computers with microphones available. You can practice speaking and listening, pronunciation, or access language websites for multi-skill practice, Monday through Thursday. The World Language Center also hosts workshops on Microsoft Word, Angel, and email for ESL students.  Call Ellen Goldman, Coordinator at (408) 741-4042 for more information.

What is the ESL Skills Lab?

The ESL Skills Lab is located in the West Valley College Library.The ESL Skills Lab helps ESL students with grammar, vocabulary, listening, reading, spelling, and writing. You can get the extra practice. An ESL instructor is present to answer your questions. The Skills lab also hosts conversation groups where you can practice your English.  Call Isabel Filiz, Coordinator at (408) 741-2053 for more information.



How do I enroll?

  • Just come to the World Language Center or ESL Skills Lab with your ID card.  No enrollment is necessary!





If you have any questions, please call Ellen Goldman in the World Language Center at (408) 741-4042, or Isabel Filiz In the ESL Skills Lab at (408) 741-2053. 


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