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Student Learning Centre (SLC)

Student Learning Centre

ESL Coaching

ESL coaching is offered by appointment only. It includes the following services:

  • One-on-One Appointments: get help with oral presentation & communication, reading comprehension, and basic writing skills.
  • English Conversation Group: practice speaking English in a small group with an ESL Coach.

Coaching Appointments

How to Access Coaching

Students are allowed a maximum of 2 ESL appointments per week.

Coaching is offered online and on-campus. Click on the tabs to see the schedules and booking information for each service.

  • Online One-on-One Appointments
  • On-campus One-on-One Appointments
  • Online Conversation Group
  • On-campus Conversation Group

Online: Book a One-on-One Appointment

Appointment Information:

  • Coaching sessions become available a week in advance at midnight.
  • You can book a maximum of 1 session per day and 2 sessions per week regardless of the session format: online or on-campus and which ESL coach you see. For more information, please visit our FAQ.
  • If no sessions are displayed in the list, they have all been booked. Check tomorrow to see new sessions as they are listed.
  • If you don’t see any available appointments in the subject you are interested in, check back regularly. Appointment slots may reappear in the booking system after a cancellation.

Winter Coaching: January 15 – April 19, 2024

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
10:00 AM         Edythe
11:00 AM         Edythe
12:00 PM     Edythe   Edythe
1:00 PM     Edythe    
2:00 PM       Ana  
3:00 PM   Ana Edythe Ana John
4:00 PM   Ana / John Edythe   John
5:00 PM   John     John
6:00 PM          
7:00 PM          
8:00 PM   John     John
9:00 PM   John     John

Cancellations One-on-One & Conversation Group: If you need to cancel a coaching session, use the cancellation link in your confirmation email. If you do not have your confirmation email, cancel using the Session Cancellation Form.

On-campus: Book a One-on-One Appointment

Appointment Information:

  • Coaching sessions become available a week in advance at midnight.
  • You can book a maximum of 1 session per day and 2 sessions per week regardless of the session format: online or on-campus and which ESL coach you see. For more information, please visit our FAQ.
  • If no sessions are displayed in the list, they have all been booked. Check tomorrow to see new sessions as they are listed.
  • If you don’t see any available appointments in the subject you are interested in, check back regularly. Appointment slots may reappear in the booking system after a cancellation.

Winter Coaching: January 15 – April19, 2024

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 AM John   John    
9:00 AM John   John    
10:00 AM John   John    
11:00 AM       Edythe Ana
12:00 PM John Edythe John Edythe Ana
1:00 PM John Edythe John Edythe Ana
2:00 PM John Edythe John Edythe  
3:00 PM Ana        
4:00 PM Ana        

Cancellations One-on-One & Conversation Group: If you need to cancel a coaching session, use the cancellation link in your confirmation email. If you do not have your confirmation email, cancel using the Session Cancellation Form.

Online: English Conversation Group

  • Registration opens 24 hours in advance.
  • You can attend as many sessions as you want.

Attending an ESL Conversation Session does not count towards the weekly 2 appointment limit for ESL.


Cancellations One-on-One & Conversation Group: If you need to cancel a coaching session, use the cancellation link in your confirmation email. If you do not have your confirmation email, cancel using the Session Cancellation Form.

On-campus: English Conversation Group

  • Registration opens 24 hours in advance.
  • You can attend as many sessions as you want.

Attending an ESL Conversation Session does not count towards the weekly 2 appointment limit for ESL.


Cancellations One-on-One & Conversation Group: If you need to cancel a coaching session, use the cancellation link in your confirmation email. If you do not have your confirmation email, cancel using the Session Cancellation Form.

Information & Resources

What You Should Know Before Your Session

For rules and expectations, please read our policies on the Coaching Lab home page.