ESL and GED Classes

Online classes for Beginning ESL, Beginning-Advanced ESL, Intermediate-Advanced will begin January 19 for the Spring 2021 semester. Students may come on the first day of class, no advance registration required. Online classes for Pre-GED Test Preparation, GED Test Preparation, Reading and Writing Foundations will also start January 19. Instructor is Jim Kortuem, To take the GED test you can sign up at Two ways to sign up for classes; Online via MyShasta or students may contact the instructor via email. Call 242-7783 for more information. 

ESL & World Languages Center

English as a Second Language instruction helps students whose native language is not English succeed in college and at work. To meet the needs of ESL students, Shasta College offers courses in different levels and skill areas. The program provides both language instruction and cultural orientation. Classes are small and comfortable.

Learning a language is never easy! But you don't h​​ave to learn all on your own.

When you need help or want to connect with other language learners go to the:

ESL and World Languages Desk (During non-COVID/regular semesters)
(530) 242-7783
Every day from 12 pm-3:30 pm. Ask a trained ESL tutor to help you understand your readings, as well as plan, edit, and revise your papers. Spanish tutoring is also available. Make an appointment or just come to the desk to see if we are free.

Conversation Practice 
Monday-Friday from 10:30 am-12 pm using Zoom. Must be registered in a Shasta College ESL Class. Please email Mike Hitchko at

Contact Us

  • ESL and World Languages Desk: (530) 242-7783 
  • Language Lab: (530) 242-2272
  • Writing Center: (530) 242-7589​
  • For Questions: