English Language Resources

English language resources are available for you to practice pronunciation, fluency, vocabulary and other spoken English skills. 

Individual Consultations

You can schedule an appointment to work on the skills below using My Journey. Sign in to My Journey, select 'English Language Support' and pick the time that works best for your schedule.

  • Conversation skills
  • Grammar in speaking and writing
  • Idioms and slang
  • Interviewing
  • Listening and note taking
  • Networking
  • Participating in discussions
  • Presentations
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading comprehension
  • Writing process
  • Individual needs (e.g., understanding a syllabus, confidence, making friends, general fluency, descriptions)

English Conversation Hour

English Conversation Hour is open to all students, faculty and staff of CWRU. 

This English Conversation Hour is an opportunity for members of the CWRU community interested in strengthening their proficiency in conversational English as well as those already proficient in conversational English to come together each week for connection and sharing. 

The English Conversation Hour will be held online using Zoom. Log into the meeting room using the meeting link: cwru.zoom.us/j/7339190498

Meetings are on Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. Eastern time.

If you have any questions, contact Michelle Cseh, assistant director, Academic Resources.

Spoken English Language Tutoring

Spoken English tutoring is available for improving pronunciation, conversational, and fluency skills. Appointments are on a first-come, first-serve basis for undergraduate and graduate students. Appointments can be made through TutorTrac.

Questions about spoken English language tutoring should be directed to Elise Geither, associate director, Spoken English Programs.

UNIV 102 and 103

UNIV 102 and 103 are non-credit, pass/no pass courses. UNIV 102 give you the tools to develop effective strategies for presenting in classes. UNIV 103 focuses on academic skills and general fluency in English.