Welcome to the English Language Learner Writing Center
 If your native language is not English, do you wonder: Am I sure about English articles, prepositions, and other grammar issues in my paper?  Is my writing clear and concise? Is my word choice accurate?  The English Language Learner Writing Center is for you!

What We Believe About Writing

  • Learning to write in a second language is a lifelong process.
  • Writing persuasively in a language does not imply being a native speaker of this language.
  • Writing in a second language is a complex combination of composing and language acquisition processes.
  • Writing in a second language is always writing with an accent.

Supporting Multilingual (ELL) Students

We offer workshops and consultations to help you teach multilingual students in content-area courses.

Review videos and publications to gain a better understanding of working with multilingual students.

Student Success

Students who regularly use the ELLWC have higher GPAs!

 

Student who visited earned around a 3.35 GPA. Student who did not visit earned 2.86

 

"The consultant gave me lots of useful suggestions for improving my essay." –Student

"She pointed out my mistakes and helped me correct them. . . She has boosted my confidence in writing." –Student

Fall 2021

Effective August 30 to October 17

Farmer School of Business, Room 3064

Tuesday: 6:00PM to 8:00PM 

Wednesday: 10:00AM to 1:00PM

Thursday: 2:00PM to 3:00PM and 5:00PM to 7:00PM

Friday: 10:00AM to 11:00AM and 12:00PM to 1:00PM 

MacMillan Hall, Room 17

Monday: 4:00PM to 5:00PM

Peabody Hall, Room 18

Sunday : 2:00PM to 7:00PM

Online

Monday: 11:00AM to 12:00PM

Friday: 12:00PM to 2:00PM

Sunday: 5:00PM - 6:00PM

Schedule an appointment 

Hours for October 18 to December 10 will be posted in mid October.

The ELLWC is closed whenever the university is closed, including closings due to inclement weather.