Many English as a Second Language students struggle with their writing skills regardless of the program they are enrolled in. The Learning Centre can help you enhance your writing skills.

If English is your second language, and you feel you need individual assistance with your writing skills, assignments or an ESL concept, please contact Gerry Drabick at or call 519.452.4265 to book an appointment. You may book a 30 minute appointment.

Conversation circles

The Learning Centre offers conversation circles for second language students. These circles provide the opportunity for such students to practise their spoken English and meet new friends. Students are welcome to attend these circles at any time, no registration is required.

Conversation circles schedule

If you are interested in becoming an English first language volunteer at the circles please contact Gerry at 519.452.4430 ext. 2957 for further information.

Customized workshops

If you and your classmates are struggling with a certain topic that has been covered in class, a customized workshop can be arranged.

Presentation skills workshop

This workshop is presented on a request basis.

Questions about ESL

Email your questions to Gerry Drabick, The Learning Centre's English as a Second Language Technologist.