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Academic Drop Ins

ESL Sessions for Fall

ESL support will be available online and on-campus for the Fall term. This hybrid model includes online assistance and in-person assistance at each campus. No appointment needed and all sessions are free!

Online Sessions:

Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm

***Click the orange button to join an online ESL session.

Daniel J Patterson On-Campus Sessions:

Monday & Tuesday, 8:30am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Welland On-Campus Sessions:

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 8:30am - 1:00pm & 1:30pm - 4:30pm

***Students who prefer to meet with a facilitator in-person must follow College protocols while on campus.

Academic Drop In Facilitators

image of GonulGonul Turkdogan

A graduate of Brock University, with a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Women Studies, I later earned my TESL Certificate and Master of Applied Linguistics (TESL). I previously taught ESL/EFL/EAP in China, Turkey and in the EAP program at Niagara College. I find working with students rewarding and am passionate about education. 

Join a Session with me on Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 12:30pm.

image of JamesJames Thompson

Travel, rattlesnakes, books, history, art and wild places are among my interests. I am passionate about English, and am an ESL instructor. I look forward to helping you make your essays and other projects the best they can be! 

Join a Session with me Monday to Friday, 12:30pm – 4:30pm.


Additional Resources


English conversations you can download for free (Spoken English MP3/Audio Files). Includes recommended podcasts and YouTube channels for English students.

English for University.com

Free articles, advice, phrases and links for university students who have English as a second language.

Paraphrase Self-Test

Test your paraphrasing and get immediate feedback.

Purdue OWL for ESL Students

These OWL resources will help ESL students in second language writing. This section includes resources on writing across the curriculum, writing in the disciplines, and it contains links to OWL workshops and exercises useful for ESL students. This section also includes links to ESL resources on the Internet.

ESL Reedley College Videos

Videos on topics in ESL.


Students are expected to follow the Student Code of Conduct and the College's Academic Honesty policy when using all online services. Follow these tips for online behaviour expectations.

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