Welcome to Global Languages and Society

Department Chair's Message

Welcome to the Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) website for Global Languages and Society. This department includes the disciplines of English as a Second Language (ESL, credit and noncredit), Global Languages (Spanish, French, and Italian), Linguistics, and Sociology.

Please explore our department's website, and please contact us if you have any questions. We hope that you will join us soon!

L. Jacob Skelton
Department Chair
Global Languages and Society
Los Angeles Mission College
818-364-7678 (Office Phone)

English/ESL Placement Information

For information about placement into ESL (Credit or Noncredit) or English 101 (College Reading and Composition I), new students should contact the Department Chair, Jacob Skelton, or the Department Secretary, Richard Lam, for an appointment.


Contact Us


L. Jacob Skelton, Department Chair
E.S.L. Faculty
Email: SKELTOLJ2@lamission.edu
ENGLISH: (818) 364-7678
ESPAÑOL: (818) 364-7774

Michael Climo
E.S.L. Faculty
Email: ClimoMJ@lamission.edu
Phone: (818) 364-7693

Riye Park
E.S.L. Faculty
Email: ParkRR@lamission.edu
Phone: (818) 833-3423

Myriam Levy, Dept. Vice Chair
Sociology Faculty
Email: LevyMM@lamission.edu
Phone: (818) 833-3414

Cherry Lai
Sociology Faculty
Email: LaiCO@lamission.edu
Phone: (818) 364-7875

Mario Escobar, Dept. Vice Chair
Spanish Faculty
Email: ESCOBAMA2@lamission.edu
Phone: (818) 833-3354

Richard Lam
Department Secretary
Email: LamRQ@lamission.edu
Phone: (818) 364-7722