English as a Second Language (ESL): Getting Started

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Friday:  7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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What's in This Guide

This guide was developed to help you find library and internet resources in the field of English as a Second Language (ESL). Clicking on the tabs above will lead the ESL learner to information on reading & writing, listening & speaking, language skill building, TOEFL information, and websites and blogs related to the area of English as a Second Language.


Reference Assistance

Reference librarians are committed to assisting you with the following:

Locating appropriate resources

Developing research skills

Providing citation guidance

Assisting with library technology

Columbus Campus: Reference librarians are on duty during all hours the library is open. Reference librarians can be contacted at 614-287-2460 or by email at refdesk@cscc.edu.

Delaware Campus: Reference librarians can be contacted at 740-203-8183 or by email at refdesk@cscc.edu.


ESL faculty tutors are available in the Modern Languages Department, Franklin Hall, Room 245.  For more information, call 614-287-5400 or sign up on TutorTrac at tutoring.cscc.edu.  These tutoring resources are free and they're here to help.

Non-Credit students (Basic English) also have tutoring options. Drop in tutoring is held in the Workforce Development building, room 205.  For further information, contact the Non-Credit Registration Office or the Language Institute. 

Click Tutoring to find out what's available. 

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