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Do you need help in English or English as a Second Language (ESL)? English tutors are available in the Learning Center on a drop-in basis or by appointment for a one-on-one 30-minute session.

Tutors can help you brainstorm ideas for a writing assignment, structure and organize a paper, answer grammar or ESL questions, and much more.

The Learning Center also offers

  • Conversation groups and workshops for native and non-native students to practice and review English skills;
  • Tutoring;
  • Online Tutoring for enrolled Oakton students;
  • Computer programs and videos for additional information and practice.


When classes are in session

Des Plaines campus
Room 2400

Skokie campus
Room A135

Spring & Fall Hours*
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

*Closed Friday, May 29

June & July
Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Between Semesters
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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