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

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

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