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English Language for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Students whose first language is not English or students who did not go to school in the U.S. grades 5-12 are encouraged to meet with the EAP advisor, Virginia Ferlet. Campus resources include the following:

EAP Advising

The EAP advisor helps students select appropriate EAP classes and assists with course planning for degree programs and transfer requirements.

English Language for Academic Purposes (EAP)

This certificate recognizes that a student in the EAP program has demonstrated a high level of proficiency in academic English language and the literacy skills to support academic and career success.

English Language for Academic Purposes

Peer Tutoring for EAP Students

Peer tutoring services are offered for many courses, including EAP. Tutoring is a free service offered to all students and is limited to two hours per week, per subject.

Websites to Help You Study Academic English

Writing and Grammar

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

English Page

Irregular Verb List

English Grammar

Gerunds and Infinitives Reference List

Reference List - Gerunds and Infinitives

Editing Compositions

Guide for Editing Compositions

Reading

English Page

Listening

Voa News

Vocabulary

Academic Word List

General Service Word List

Video Tutorials

Part I: Using Microsoft Office

  1. Getting Started: Paper Formatting Using MLA
  2. Introducing Font Size and Double-Spacing
  3. Indenting Paragraphs
  4. Using Spelling and Grammar Check
  5. Using Word Count
  6. Using Copy, Cut, and Paste
  7. Aligning Your Text
  8. Using Headers and Footers
  9. Using Bullet Points
  10. Using Tables and Columns
  11. Saving a Document to the Desktop
  12. Saving and Retrieving a Document Using a USB Drive
  13. Attaching a Document to an Email
  14. Converting a Word Document to a PDF
  15. Printing a Word Document
  16. Creating a Power Point Presentation
  17. Using Excel: A Basic Guide

Part II: General Computer Knowledge and Skills

  1. Using the Mouse
  2. Email Etiquette
  3. Navigating NHCC's Website
  4. Using D2L Brightspace
  5. Using the Library's Online Databases
  6. Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism
  7. Using Google Scholar
  8. Using Dictionary.Com and Thesaurus.Com

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Contact Information

Location: Educational Services (ES) 52
Phone: 763-424-0703 for appointments
EAP Advisor:  Virginia Ferlet
Email: vferlet@nhcc.edu

Hours

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.