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Academic Drop Ins

Online Spring Sessions Starting May 10th

ESL Drop In sessions are scheduled May 10th to August 20th. Online support is available to Niagara College students Facilitators will help students engage with course material and may assist with grammar, reading, pronunciation, presentation skills and listening in English. 

ESL Spring Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm

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Academic Drop In Facilitators

image of Gonul    Gonul 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 Wednesdays & Thursdays, 12:30pm – 4:30pm.


image of James    James 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 Mondays, 12:30pm – 4:30pm, & Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:30am – 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.


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