John Adams Center -- Anna-Lisa Helmy, ESL Coordinator

John Adams Campus

CCSF John Adams Center
1860 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
John Adams Center Home Page

Anna-Lisa Helmy, ESL Coordinator
phone number: 415-561-1954
fax number: 415-561-1006

Learn English at John Adams Campus

Morning, Afternoon and Evening Classes Monday to Thursday
Morning Classes on Friday

From Literacy/Beginner to High Intermediate

Start studying English today!  Come to Room 143, John Adams Center, 1860 Hayes Street to fill out a non-credit application and register for classes:

  • Between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday to Thursday
  • Between 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday
  • Between 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Monday to Thursday, go to Room 115 for assistance.  Spring and Fall semesters only.

New students can fill out a non-credit application form to get a student ID number at John Adams Center or on-line.     Español      中文

Call 415-561-1835 for more information.

The John Adams Center has a variety of different ESL classes:

  • General English as a Second Language (ESL) classes (includes Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary, Pronunciation
    8:15 AM to 8:35 PM Monday to Thursday; 8:15 AM to 12:00 Friday
  • Computer / Language Lab for ESL students
  • ESL for Healthcare Careers
  • Speaking classes
  • Introduction to Academic/Credit ESL


John Adams Campus map

Come to 1860 Hayes Street (at Masonic Avenue) Room 143 for information and/or a test appointment.
You can make an appointment for a test in the office or by phone
Tests are given on Mondays at 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM.
Call 415-561-1835 for more information about tests or to make a test appointment. 
See the test schedule here:

Call 415-561-1954 for further ESL Program information.