Class Visits by Tutors
For quick announcements or longer activities! Please email Hilary Taylor to arrange.
We are delighted that this has returned for private tutoring!
Group Activities and Moving Watching are also still eligible for extra credit.
We have forms to hand to students when they come in, or we can email it to you.
Required Visits as Homework
We regret that neither space nor funding allows to accept visits for "required" homework or grades.
What is "Academic English"?
The “academic” version of any language, including English, is not natural or native for most people. It takes time and patience to acquire, and this happens throughout a student’s school years, including in college and beyond. The CSUSM Language Learning Center and Writing Center help all students on campus gain greater fluency and comfort in this “unnatural” variety of English that is crucially important for success in college and in many professions. We recommend that students make a commitment to ongoing visits. Visits can be as weekly or biweekly appointments and/or attending workshops we offer each term.
Oral Presentation Practice
-Solo or group coaching by full-time staff member
-Private room and supportive environment
-Focus on flow, order of ideas and clarity
-If urgently needed, also attention to public-speaking skills
-Students can request this at: firstname.lastname@example.org, (760) 750-8058 or Kellogg 1107
3 Ingredients of Great Group Presentations: From Lame Group to Dyamic Team
-Handout for Students (Add it to your Cougar Course!)
-20-minute In-Cass Presentation. Contact Ms. Kseniya Gregory to arrange a visit.
Reference Book & Audio CDs to Borrow
-Learn to Listen Listen to Learn: Academic Listening and Note-Taking
-Generation 1.5: Characteristics and Needs
-Contact Ms. Kseniya Gregory to have her visit your faculty meeting.
Academic English Writing Assistance
Housed in the Writing Center.