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ESL Resources

This guide supports English as a Second Language students and their academic pursuits at Durham Tech.


Welcome to our guide for ESL Resources. Please use the tabs above to find quality resources and information.  If you need more assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the library. We are immediately available via live chat on the left-hand side of this page.

  • Durham Tech's Website (Spanish Translation)
    • Students can utilize this translation of the school's website for a number of different languages utilizing the boxes at the top left of the screen.
  • EFL and ESL Open Lab Hours
    • This specialized tutoring/lab space is for all students who do not speak US English as their first language. The lab is staffed by instructors who are trained in teaching English to speakers of other languages.
      Tutoring is free, and students have unlimited time in the in-person lab and no appointment is required.
      • Spring 2022 schedule: January 10 – May 4 (Lab will be closed on January 17, March 7-10, April 17)
      • In-person (Main Campus, Building 1, room 153)
        • Monday: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Siddhi Shonibare, Adam Burns)
        • Tuesday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Siddhi Shonibare, Teshauna Brewer)
        • Wednesday: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Siddhi Shonibare, Adam Burns)
        • Thursday: 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Siddhi Shonibare, Teshauna Brewer)