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Due to COVID-19, all in-person tutoring is suspended until April 30, 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 April 30, 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 April 30, 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:

  • "The Moment of Lift" Book Group (advanced learners only, Feb 5 - Feb 26, Fridays, 3:30 - 5:00 pm) - Read the book (you'll have to buy or borrow a copy) each week and discuss.
  • Grammar for Intermediate ESL (intermediate learners, Jan 20-Feb 24, Wednesdays, 10-11:00 am) - learn a variety of grammar rules and practice using grammar in conversation.
  • Famous Speeches (advanced learners only, Mar 5 - Apr 23, Fridays 3:30 - 5:00 pm) - Read and listen to famous speeches, discuss vocabulary, historical context, and cultural implications.