MBA Program | Farmer School of Business - Miami University
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.

ELLWC in the News

ELLWC Consultants Share their Research

  • Two ELLWC student consultants recently presented at the 2022 National Conference on Peer Tutoring in Writing. (9 November 2022)

Writing Across Cultures (International Educator, NAFSA, Nov/Dec 2019)
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  • Writing centers serve international students and provide opportunities for collaboration on campus. (features Miami's ELLWC)

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

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.

Summer 2023

We are closed in the summer.

Our services will resume on September 5th.

On-Campus Appointments!

Written Online Appointments!