English Skills

English Skills Conferences

 An English Skills Conference is an individualized session where a learning specialist or tutor collaborates with you in specific areas that you want to improve. The objective of the session is to work on specific areas,such as verb tenses, punctuation, and other parts of grammar, and sentence structure. Be prepared to focus on the process instead of the product. Each session could last up to 60 minutes.

The following services are offered:

  • English as a Second Language:
    • Conversation skills
    • idioms
    • culture of the USA
  • Technical:
    • grammar
    • punctuation
    • vocabulary
    • sentence structure
    • verb tense

 

English Skills FAQs

How can I get a English Skills conference? 

Students can use our physical location on TCC campus, or use Zoom for an online conference.

If you have never used Zoom before, please view the following links:

 

Sign in for an English skills conference

Go to eagleQ/Qless

 

English Skills Resources

Grammar & Mechanics

 

Helpful Links & Websites

Grammar Resources

Reading Resources
  Education First’s English Grammar Guide

Education First’s grammar guide is very well organized and is a good starting place to learn how to use parts of speech. The rules themselves are short and use many example sentences to show how everything works. 

  EnglishClub

EnglishClub is another website that has easy to understand grammar lessons. Some lessons have quizzes, and others have special tips that explain commonly misunderstood facts about each topic.

  English Grammar 101

English Grammar 101 is set up like a grammar textbook.

Each easy-to-understand lesson (or chapter) only covers one topic at a time, and is followed by an exercise section to test your understanding of the topic

   EGO4U

This website short for English Grammar Online Four You includes everything you need to improve your English grammar, from an overview of all tenses with examples and exercises, to English grammar lessons, the site also covers the conditionals and even the mysterious English subjunctive.

  English Page

This website has some of the best interactive exercises you’ll find and covers verb tenses in easy to follow lessons.

  Englisch Hilfen (English Help)

Englisch Hilfen contains everything a learner of English will ever need. When it comes to learning English grammar, it includes amazing grammar explanations and exercises, and access to everything is completely free.

   5 Minute English

The design for 5 Minute English provides clear and to the point explanations. The site provides information about common grammar questions and mistakes.

   Free English Study

Free English Study includes all the necessary grammar topics to help the beginner learner become an advanced user of English.

  Grammar Bytes

Grammar Bytes has mini grammar lessons and exercises presented in a fun way. Interactive exercises let you test your skills, and contain easy-to-understand explanations with the correct answers.

   Grammar Girl

Grammar Girl is both a blog and a podcast that provides short, friendly tips to improve the grammar in your writing. Grammar Girl (also known as Mignon Fogarty) makes learning grammar fun and simple with memory tricks. You’ll learn about English grammar rules as well as punctuation, writing style, and even business tips.

   LEO Network 

LEO allows you to learn vocabulary, chat with other learners, improve your writing skills, get better at dictations, and take spelling tests. Each category and topic includes from one to three little symbols on the right. These symbols tell you what you’ll be able to do in each topic.

  My English Pages      

My English Pages is an online free resource that’ll help you improve your English grammar at any level.

Passport To English 

Passport To English is a complete English course that starts from zero and teaches you English through vocabulary exercises, English grammar lessons, dictations, games, listening and reading exercises.

   YouTube

For those of you who prefer to watch someone explain the rules instead of reading them, YouTube has plenty of lessons to offer.

Some great English grammar lessons can be found on EnglishLessons4ULet’s Talk and many other channels. For lessons on something specific, search YouTube for “[topic] grammar lesson” and you’ll find many options.

Important TCC Links

Important TCC Links

Canvas

Log in to Canvas with your TCC credentials to access your classes. Complete class assignments, take quizzes and tests, view your grades, and more.

 

IT Help

Focused on bringing students, faculty, and staff the highest form of technology in order to enrich the learning on campus. IT supports the campus by providing leadership, quality resources, and effective services while nurturing an environment in which technology users can flourish. Our goal is to provide quality service to all of our clients while meeting their varied computer needs, no matter how complex they may be.

Need additional assistance? Chat with IT for technical support.

 

MyTCC

This contemporary, mobile and web-based tool is a place where students, faculty and staff can engage with one another, join groups of interest and share information and events.

 

TCC Email

All College communications will be sent to your TCC email address. Don’t forget to check your TCC email at least once per day. You do not want to miss out on announcements!

 

Workday

If you're a student, you'll use Workday Student to view your schedule and grades, register for classes, add, drop, or swap classes, view your financial aid, pay your bill or request a refund, and access your student account!

TCC Resources

TCC Resources

Advising Center

Discuss pathways and create your academic plan with your advisor today. Make an appointment with you assigned advisor through Workday by selecting the TCC Advising Connection icon on the homepage.

 

Counseling Center

The TCC Counseling Center offers free individual and group therapy, education and outreach, and crisis intervention. Students can utilize the Counseling Center to gain support for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, ADHD, eating disorders, suicide prevention, anger, grief and loss, stress, and substance use.

 

Financial Aid and Cashier’s Office

The TCC Cashier's Office is dedicated to providing assistance, and accurately maintaining each student's financial account.

 

Library

In support of the mission of Tallahassee Community College, the Libraries serve as a locus in providing academic and social spaces that promote educational, cultural, technological and lifelong learning opportunities for students, faculty, staff and members of the community.

The Library also allows students who have yet to purchase or receive a textbook to request textbook chapters, to be delivered electronically via email through the Chapter Request Form.

 

Student Life

Get connected with campus life by joining a student clubs and organizations, or learning about academic enrichment opportunities such as the Honors Program, Math Champions, and Black Male Achievers.

 

Talon’s Market and Case Management

Talon’s Market is a free on-campus marketplace for students experiencing food insecurity. Food insecurity is defined as the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

 

Veteran’s Affairs

The Office of Veterans Affairs provides specialized services to help students navigate state and federal education benefit programs. The VA office also helps our students make the most of the College’s many resources.

 

Victim Advocate Program

The primary role of the Victim Advocate is to provide emotional support and assistance to the victim or a witness of a crime. The Victim Advocate provides crisis and short-term counseling as well as assistance with any problems victims or witnesses may experience because of the crime itself or as a result of the victimization.

 

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