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ELA/ELS Services

ELA Conversation Circles are

  • Free for COD students
  • a wonderful way for a group of COD students who are enrolled in ELA classes to practice English outside of class.
  • led by patient and knowledgeable tutors who are trained to work with ELA students.
  • an opportunity for students to practice listening and speaking English, gain confidence, and learn new vocabulary. 
  • a place to develop thinking in English.
  • an opportunity to practice English for higher ELA courses (0955, 0956, and 0958), other COD courses or for a job.

Learn more about Conversation Circles: View the student testimonials video

ELA Conversation Circles Meeting Times

ELS Services 

Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance provides one-on-one assistance for students taking ELS writing, reading, listening and grammar classes. We can help students practice their English-speaking skills, learn new vocabulary words, find resources for grammar and study idioms. 


Contact Information

Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call or Text: (630) 942-3940
Email: learningcommons@cod.edu 

Learning Commons Hours of Operation

Learning Commons West
Technical Education Center (TEC), Room 1016B, (630) 942-3960

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, and Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686