English Language Studies at College of DuPage

Organization Address

College of DuPage, Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2C06C (For more information)

Name and Position of Contact Person

Jill Granberry, Associate Professor of English Language Studies

Phone Number

(630) 942-4270

Email Address

granberr@cod.edu - Email is preferred choice of communication

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners

First priority given to students who are available between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There may be availability 7 to 9 p.m.

Description of Organization

English Language Studies is a specialized language program at College of DuPage that enrolls students from all over the world for the purpose of learning academic English and American culture.

Description of Service Learner Role

Service learners will work in pairs or small groups with English language students using teacher-directed activities. The service learning students need to be comfortable discussing personal opinions and practices as they relate to their own culture and/or as they relate to American culture. Ideally, the service learning student will be a native speaker of English and will be prepared to model standard forms of English. Familiarity with COD and community resources is also a plus. This placement site is ideal for students who have an interest in traveling abroad or wish to expand their global worldview learning as a result of this experience.

Organization Requirements

  • Complete a short application form
  • Have an open mind, an interest in other cultures, and a desire to expand global perspectives
  • Native speakers of English preferred

Number of Placements Available

10 to 20


Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Summer Hours (Through Aug. 9)
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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