The Language and Literacy Center at Metropolitan Community College offers resources for English language learning and academic literacy.
The Language and Literacy Center offers ESL support and reading assistance to MCC students. ESL services are available to English learners at any level, whether they are enrolled in MCC's ESL program or are taking general education or program-area courses. Reading assistance is available to any MCC student in any course. We also consult with faculty on issues related to English language acquisition.
- English grammar, reading, writing, listening, vocabulary, presentations, conversation, and pronunciation help
- Study skills, homework, and test preparation
- Reading assistance with textbooks, research articles, and homework assignments
- College success skills, including online/remote learning skills
Due to Covid-19, the Language and Literacy Center has temporarily moved its services online.
To schedule a virtual appointment with the LLC, log into My Way and select Academic Support Services - AccuCampus under College Links.
Language & Literacy Center Activities
ESL Help with Coursework
English learners in any program can receive assistance in reading, writing, listening and speaking English. You can also get help with homework, study skills, and test preparation.
For English learners.
English Conversation Practice
Increase your confidence speaking and understanding English. You will also practice pronunciation and listening skills.
For English learners.
Work one-on-one with a Reading instructor to learn and practice strategies for understanding college textbooks and other materials, research articles, and homework instructions.
For all students.
Academic and Career Planning
Learn about MCC’s academic and career programs, set goals, and create your academic plan. Find answers to all of your questions about being a student at MCC including how to register for courses, how to choose (or change) a major, and how to use MyWay.
Contact an MCC Success Navigator
Email the Language & Literacy Center
Call us at 531-MCC-4772. Leave a voice message with your name and phone number and we'll get back to you!
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Language and Literacy Center Goals
Provide students who are learning English with language support and academic coaching services
Collaborate with college faculty to integrate English language learner support into general education and program-area content
Encourage interactions among English learners and peers, staff and faculty to improve student engagement, learning and persistence
Facilitate transitions of ELLs from high school or noncredit ESL through credit ESL and developmental coursework to college-level coursework and to their career or transfer programs
Increase awareness of the nature of developing bilingualism and multilingualism and equip faculty with instructional techniques to support learning for students who are in the process of developing academic English proficiency