The

ESL

Study

Center


AVC's ESL Study Center What a Concept!

Introduction With the help of those in the AVC Learning Center (especially the Writing Center 's Diane Flores-Kagan) and a $40,000 grant from Verizon, the ESL Study Center (ESC) has been serving the needs of English language learners for the past several years.


1) The Components of the ESC  

•  Space for everything and everyone

 

•  Resources which are varied and effective

 

•  Tutors who care for students

 

•  Students who are motivated


2) The Benefits of the ESC

•  Technology (hardware, software, texts, games, etc.)

 

•  Interaction (with tutors or other students in small groups)

 

•  Comfort (a low-stress, learner-centered environment)

 

•  Customization (both high and low Ss get what they need/want)


3) The Services of the ESC

•  Individual work

 

•  One-on-One Tutoring

 

•  Group Tutoring