Having trouble in the classroom? Want to practice your English-language skills with your peers? Contact the Intensive English Program about our free English tutoring services.
D'Youville College is dedicated to the success of our International students and encourages students to contact the Intensive English Program for help with the English language. This service is offered to all DYC students whether they are enrolled in full-time language study or in other academic programs.
English Language Tutoring Assistance Topics
Tutoring sessions will help students:
- Understand course readings and materials
- Express ideas through writing
- Prepare for formal presentations
- Ask questions about course content
- Access campus services for more assistance
- Get involved in campus clubs and events
- Understand and follow academic expectations
- Improve pronunciation through conversation
Please come by our office or contact the Intensive English Program to schedule an appointment.
Expectations and Overview
- Tutoring sessions may be individual or small group and last from 30-60 minutes.
- You may work with other students who have similar needs.
- The tutor will ask you for the assignment instructions from your professor.
- The tutor will help you make corrections to your own work.
Learn With Your Peers at a Workshop
Throughout the school year, the Intensive English Program offers academic workshops for any interested student. Topics are determined by student need, and students are encourage to contact the staff of the Intensive English Program with topic ideas.
Take a Credit-Bearing English Language Class
The Intensive English Program offers credit-bearing classes for enrolled students who would like to further develop their academic English language skills. ENG 191 and ENG 192 cover reading, writing, and oral communication skills for academic purposes. These courses will prepare students to be successful in pursuit of their degree at D’Youville. Individualized support is provided to each student as needed.
Please speak with your advisor or contact the Intensive English Program, if you are interested.