An English As a Second Language (ESOL) Tutor is available in the Tutoring and Learning Center.

ESOL Tutor: Carrie Schenck Kelsey

Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Drop-in welcome, appointment highly recommended.

Contact or Carrie during her working hours at: to make an appointment. Make an appointment with the Professional Writing Tutor. To meet with an English Language Learner Tutor, please stop by the TLC or email .

Duluth Adult Education

Language Learning in the Community through Duluth Adult Education.

YMCA Conversation Class
When: Tuesdays: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where: YMCA
Free childcare

Drop-In Study Session
When: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: Duluth Adult Education Downtown Campus

Intermediate-Advanced English Class
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday: 9:00-11:00
Where: Duluth Adult Education Downtown Campus

Duluth Adult Education staff are located in the Tutoring and Learning Center five days a week. For more information, stop by the Tutoring and Learning Center, email , or visit the Duluth Adult Education website.

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External English Language Resources

Minnesota has nearly 300 programs offering free classes in ESL, GED, college prep, computers, and more. In Duluth, these are offered through Duluth Adult Education. The Adult Literacy Hotline can search for locations outside of Duluth.

Current Events – Breaking News English
Follow current events and news with Breaking News English. Written articles are provided for beginners, intermediate, and advanced learners and are supplemented with audio and activities.

Professional Emails – LearnEnglish
Learn English from the British Council provide modules on how to write a professional email in English. Modules include email etiquette, common phrases, and how to start and end an email.

Multilingual Flashcards
Dr. Eriko Sato, who holds a Ph.D. in linguistics, has created digital flashcards in ten different languages.

Learning English Broadcast – Voices of America News
Learning English Broadcast is a daily 30-minute news and current events audio episode that uses limited vocabulary and read at a slower pace.

Learning English – Cambridge English
Free activities for self-paced English study from Cambridge University Press and Assessment.

Learn English with Cambridge – YouTube
Follow Learn English with Cambridge is for learners looking for some additional help in learning English and for teachers to supplement lessons. These short YouTube videos provide lessons on specific real-world English. Subscribe to the channel for weekly videos.

Virtually Anywhere – Cambridge English
Improve your English listening skills with our new audio series, Virtually Anywhere.

Write and Improve with Cambridge
Developed by the University of Cambridge, Write & Improve is a free tool that helps you to improve your English writing online.

Make an appointment with the Tutoring and Learning Center Writing Lab today: | (218) 733-5927