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Student Learning Commons: English as an Additional Language Peers

SLC EAL peers are trained, skilled, and friendly student volunteers who are able to provide conversational English language support to students for whom English is a second or additional language.

Chantelle H. is a fourth year student studying Geography and Linguistics. She is also in the process of completing the TESL certificate at SFU. In her free time she enjoys studying Japanese and recently came back from studying abroad for a semester in Japan. When she graduates she hopes to teach English in Japan. 

Neha A. is pursuing her Master’s in Teaching English as an Additional Language from SFU. She has previously majored in Literature, Linguistics and History respectively from India and is a CELTA (Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults) certified trainer. She enjoys singing, relaxing in nature’s lap and exploring the history of people and places. She is passionate about teaching and learning and hopes to help her community by sharing this passion.

Rahul A. is an international student from India and currently in his last year pursuing a BA in Economics. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, writing, and volunteering, especially at schools. Rahul aspires to become a teacher after completing his studies at SFU.

Stephanie L. graduated with an English major, Education minor and the Writing and Rhetoric certificate from SFU. She had some separation anxiety after graduating and so has come back to help the Student Learning Commons before entering the real world. She is an avid believer in the power of discourse and communication and looks forward to meeting some amazing people.