Communication Lab

The Communication Lab is one of the many free tutoring services provided by Chabot College. Our team includes students with first hand experience in various areas of Communication. We provide services from drafting speeches to delivery help. Whether you need to complete lab work for your Communication Studies course, or you need assistance with a presentation, the Communication Studies peer tutors are here to help!


Our Services

Beginning Steps of a Speech

  • Understanding Styles of Speeches
  • Brainstorming Topics
  • Research
  • Planning out speeches (drafts)

Outlining Speeches

  • Revising Outlines
  • Tips on Citations
  • Organization of Speech

Final Steps of a Speech

  • Tips on Visual Aids & Presentation
  • Rehearsing Speeches
  • Tips on Speaker Notes

Other Services

  • Debate 
  • Anxiety & Stress Relief regarding Communication
  • Group Presentations



Our Tutors provide workshops that focus on specific topics dealing with Communication.
A few examples:

  • Anxiety & Stress Relief
  • Group Presentation
  • Debate



Do you have computers/printers to use?
Unfortunately, there are no computers or printers available for student uses. Please bring a laptop or electronic device if needed to each session.

Do I have to be in a communications class to visit the comm lab?
No, we welcome anyone needing help with any type of speech or presentation. But please do bring a brief description of your assignment so our tutoring team can help.

Do I have to make an appointment to see a tutor?
The Communication Lab is a drop-in tutoring service. Please note that wait time to see a tutor may vary each time you visit.


Contact Us

Phone 510.723.2630


SPRING 2024 TUTORING HOURS (1/29-5/17) in room 803

  • Monday
    • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
  • Tuesday
    • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
    • 12:00 - 1:30 pm
  • Thursday
    • 12:00 - 5:00 pm


  • Monday
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  •  Tuesday
    • 3:00 - 4:30 pm