The English as a Second Language (ESL) Lab at BMCC is located in Room S-510J at 199 Chambers St. in the Learning Resource Center (Room S-510).

The ESL Lab is here to help students improve their English skills (grammar, reading, listening/speaking/pronunciation, and vocabulary).

The ESL Lab offers:

  • tutoring for all ESL courses at all levels (ESL 49/54, ESL 94, ESL 95)
  • walk-in tutoring and conversation groups
  • English writing and grammar software
  • a lending library of books in English
  • audio books and CDs/DVDs to assist students in improving their English speaking and listening skills

ESL students may use the computers in the lab to do research for their writing projects, and print out their essays.

The lab also has materials to help students prepare for the CUNY CATW Writing Exam.

ESL Lab Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

ESL Tutoring Hours
Monday – Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm
Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Joshua P Belknap, ESL Lab Coordinator
Altagracia Soldevilla, ESL Lab Evening Supervisor
Saundra Miyashiro, ESL Lab Weekend Supervisor

Academic Literacy and Linguistics Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room N-499
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1396

Hours of Operation:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m