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Due to COVID-19, all in-person tutoring is suspended until September 1, 2021. However, you may still qualify for a tutor who will work with you by phone or computer. Contact Kim (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 734-337-3338 for more information.

Washtenaw Literacy offers English as a Second language (ESL) tutoring for adults. Tutoring is free and will help you pursue your goals.  Tutoring is open to adults who live, work, or volunteer in Washtenaw County. 

 

Do you qualify for tutoring?

Use this checklist to see if you qualify for tutoring:

  • I am 16 years or older
  • I live, work, or volunteer in Washtenaw County
  • I need help with reading, writing, and/or math
  • I can commit to weekly tutoring for 6 months

If you checked all the boxes, you are eligible for a tutor.

 

How do I get a tutor?

To get a tutor, follow these steps:

Note: All in-person Learner Orientations have been SUSPENDED until September 1, 2021. However, you may still qualify for a tutor who will work with you by phone or computer. 

  1. Contact Kim Ellerthorpe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (734) 337-3338 to schedule an orientation.
  2. Meet with Kim to complete an orientation and to register for a tutor.
  3. Respond to your volunteer tutor's phone call to set up tutoring sessions.

 

Want to get started right away?

Note: All in-person Open Tutoring has been SUSPENDED until September 1, 2021. Check our COVID-19 Update page for more details.

However, you may still qualify for a tutor who will work with you by phone or computer. Contact Kim (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or call 734-337-3338 for more information.

Also, check out our upcoming virtual Learning Labs:

  • Conversation for Intermediate ESL (intermediate learners, Jan 29-April 23, Fridays, Noon-1:15 pm) - practice English with a different conversation topic every week. 
  • Professional Writing (intermediate and advanced learners, starting March 24, Wednesdays, 7:00 pm) - discuss how to improve your English writing skills and produce all the materials you need for your job application, resume, cover letters, and formal emails.
  • Storytelling for ESL (intermediate and advanced learners, March 20-April 3, Saturdays, 2:00-3:30 pm) - we'll practice telling stories and writing about what it means to be a local.