Speaking and Writing Labs

Speaking Lab

The Speaking Labs allow you to practice giving presentations, participating in critiques, having conversations, and developing pronunciation skills.

Conversation Group

  • Practice informal, everyday English in a small group (maximum 6 students) with a tutor
  • Feel more comfortable participating in conversations
  • Meet other English learners and make friends

Presentation Practice

  • Practice giving presentations and receive feedback from a tutor
  • Get help with vocabulary, focus, and organization to give more effective presentations
  • Improve delivery skills including eye contact, body language, volume, and pace

Pronunciation Practice

  • Practice pronouncing English sounds for clear and effective communication
  • Participate in guided pronunciation exercises
  • Learn how to monitor and correct your own pronunciation problems

Writing Lab

The Writing Labs help you improve skills such as developing ideas, organizing paragraphs, maintaining a consistent writing style, and choosing words to express concepts clearly.

Virtual Writing Lab

Meet one-on-one, live, online with a tutor to enhance your composition, organization, and editing skills. Writing Lab tutors will teach you the skills to improve your writing and do better on written assignments.

Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Submit your written assignments online to an English instructor and receive an email with feedback on your main idea, idea development, and organization within 24 hours.

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