Centre for Academic English

THINK, QUESTION, LEARN.  Welcome to the Centre for Academic English (CAE).  The Centre is a free service for all full and partime students.  Our tutors are here to support, encourage and guide students as they practice and improve upon skills to enhance their communication abilities, both written and oral in preparation for future employment.

One-on-one Tutoring

you work individually with a tutor on a topic determined by you & the tutor. Please book early and well in advance to increase your chances of getting the tutor and time you most desire.

  • Students can book a maximum of 3 appointments per week (total 3 hours)
  • Students registered with the Centre for Students with Disabilities may be eligible for additional tutoring hours each week (based on accommodation)

Group Workshops

Small groups (between 2-7 people) where you can practice written and/or oral communication skills. Workshops are facilitated by a CAE tutor. Below are some of the workshops that the CAE offers:

  • Let's Talk (conversation group)
  • Pronunciation
  • Presentation Skills
  • APA

Weekly workshops

To see a weekly list of workshops being held at each campus, please check out our WorkshopsPlease Note: Workshops are subject to change or cancellation without notice if there are no bookings. To avoid workshop cancellation, please be sure to book online in advance.

Book an appointment today!

Where to find us on campus
Campus Room Hours of Service
Progress L2-12

Monday to Friday
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Ashtonbee

L-206

Monday to Friday
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Morningside 306 Monday to Friday
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Story Arts Centre (SAC) 220B Tuesday to Thursday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Eglinton Learning Site (ELS) 220

Monday to Thursday

    10:30 AM - 3:30