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  Tutoring Services

 Academic Support Center

Spring and Fall Semester Hours: Monday to Thursday: 9am to 8:00pm; Friday: 9am to 3pm; Saturday: 10am to 2pm   Location: Somerset Hall Room S020   Phone: (908) 526-1200 ext 8393


ESL Resources  

Grammar & Writing

General Resources:  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/1/
Keywords: The Writing Process,
Academic Writing, Mechanics
(sentence clarity, parts of speech),
Grammar, Punctuation


Guide to Grammar & Writing:  http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
Keywords: Word and Sentence Level,
Paragraph Level, Essay and
Research Paper Level



Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab: http://www.esl-lab.com
Keywords: General Listening, Basic Listening, Listening for Academic
Vocabulary Lessons


Voice of America Special English:  http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/
Keywords: U.S., World, U.S. History, American Life, Arts and Entertainment



EL Easton Pronunciation: http://evaeaston.com
Repeat After Us: http://repeatafterus.com
Keywords:  Online
Library and Language Lab


Reading & Vocabulary

RVCC Library ESL section in the Evelyn S. Field Library
Keywords: Books including biographies, classics, and children’s books for ESL students
Building a Better Vocabulary: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/vocabulary.htm
Keywords: Online quizzes for building vocabulary


Practice for Beginning and Intermediate ESL Students  



Beginning Level ESL Practice: http://a4esl.org/a/g.html (NEW)

Targeted Practice for Beginners and Low Intermediate: http://www.rong-chang.com/quiz.htm 

Great for anybody learning a second language: www.duolingo.com (NEW)  


Other Links:  

ESL Cyber Listening Lab  
ESL Department Web Page  


Course Schedule 

Learning Styles:  
The VARK Questionnaire
SMARTHINKING Online Tutoring 
(Call the ASC for more information)  

In the ASC: 
  • Dictionaries
  • Reference
  • Classroom Texts
Electronic Resources:
  • Computers
  • Talking Dictionaries  

Software Resources:

  • Encarta Premium 
  • Focus on Grammar
  • Longman's Dictionary
  • Microsoft Office Word 2013



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  Updated 06.19.14 by askov@raritanval.edu  

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