English Learning Center (ELC) - English Department
“A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.” –Thomas Carlyle
- Fremont Campus ELC
- 8:30am - 3:00pm
- 3:00pm - 5:00pm Closed
- 5:00pm - 8:30pm
- Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday, Sunday, Holidays: Closed
- Room HH-217, Hyman Hall, second floor
- (510) 659-6087
- Newark Campus ELC
(Schedule is subject to change without notice.)
For additional learning centers and labs, see Tutoring Services.
Self-paced English Courses
These classes are designed to help you improve your skills in vocabulary, learning techniques, spelling, reading, and/or reading speed. Working at your own pace and carefully following written directions, you will come to the ELC lab to complete your assignments over the course of the semester. Staff will be available to answer questions, sign off on completed work, and periodically check your progress.
- English 172 Vocabulary
- English 173 Learning Techniques
- English 174 Spelling
- English 175 Reading Comprehension
- Enlgish 176 Rapid Reading
Course descriptions for English classes are available in the Ohlone College Catalog under Courses Descriptions
- Free English tutoring - students can sign-up at the ELC front desk for a weekly English tutoring appointment
- Drop-In English Tutoring
- English as a Second Language (ESL) conversation groups
Supplemental Instruction (SI)
SI sessions are regularly scheduled, out of class study sessions in which students compare notes, discuss readings and concepts, work on handouts, review lecture materials, develop learning and study skills. Learn more about SI.
An Embedded Tutor (ET) is a tutor assigned to work with a specific class. ET sessions are regularly scheduled, out of class group tutoring sessions. In addition limited one-on-one tutoring is sometimes provided depending on student needs. The ET tutor works closely with the instructor and students, to provide tutoring and develop study skills.
Please go to the ELC at the Fremont campus in Room HH-217 to inquire about the current availability of foreign language tutors and hours.
Students interested in applying for an English tutoring position or a clerk position, contact Mary Fontanilla at (510) 659-6087 or email@example.com for more information.
Students interested in applying for a Foreign Language tutoring position, contact Ingrid Granados-Thomas at (510) 659-6087 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Students interested in applying for an Supplemental Instruction position, please see Supplemental Instruction (SI) Contact Information.
All tutors can enroll in a tutor training class. See information at Supplemental Instruction Tutor Training.
- Rakesh Swamy
- Instructional Assistants
- Jackie Dumont
- Mary Fontanilla
- Ingrid Granados-Thomas
- David Wood
- Computer Support Technician
- Wen Kuang
- Wen Kuang
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