Language Center at College of the Sequoias
Kern 738, (559) 730-3749
· Grammar guidance and review, from simple to more complex analysis. This service can help you improve writing and prepare for standardized exams that assess grammar knowledge.
· Help with recognizing and strengthening the use of various sentence structures
· Support of English Language mastery across the disciplines, from beginning to advanced levels
The above services are offered during scheduled class sessions and in one-on-one and group tutoring hours. Services are available to all students.
The Language Center is in the Kern building on the Visalia Campus. Each week the students from English 360, ESL 320/420, ESL 330/430, ESL 340/440, and ESL 350/450 have classes in the Language Center. The Language Center has 28 computers, individual work spaces, and tables for collaborative work. The staff at the Center is available during the lab sessions and also during open lab hours to help students gain the necessary skills to complete their work.
English and ESL students who have classes in the Language Center are required to complete curriculum throughout the semester. Students have the opportunity to work independently, in groups with guidance from the instructional specialists, or one-on-one with an instructional specialist.
The Center also has many open lab times, when all students are encouraged to use the space as a work center and to ask for assistance with writing and other assignments.
Room Number: Kern 738
*important note: students are welcome any time the Center is open. If a class is in session, students not enrolled in the current class can still use the computers or other work space in the Center. During tutoring or open lab hours, any student can ask for assistance from Language Center personnel.
Language Center "Conversation Blasts" - Do you want to get extra practice with pronunciation or communication skills? Ask about student "Conversation Blasts"! You'll have to talk a lot, but you'll also have some fun!
*Spring 2015 - Fridays at 8:30 am
Language Center "Jam Sessions" - Check in with us and ask about these fun, intense, and valuable review sessions in the LC!