Grammar, Vocabulary, and Citation Workshops
We offer workshops during the semester to address important issues related to writing for international students, as well as grammar, citation, and other topics. Please note that workshops are open to international and IELP students only unless otherwise specified. All workshops will be held in room 201D in the Writing Center. Students interested in participating in one of the workshops listed below should complete the workshop registration form.
If you’re a faculty or staff member and you’d like to schedule a workshop for English language learners in a particular group or class, please complete the In-Class Workshop Request form. If you have questions about in-class workshops, please contact Elisabeth Ursell at email@example.com.
FALL WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS
Emailing Etiquette: Formal and Informal Language for Correspondence
Tuesday, October 8th, 12:15-1:15
Many international students struggle with using correct titles, greetings, and expressions in emails to faculty and administrators. Learn the different styles we use in English to email in both formal and informal situations.
Ungrammatical Structures and Slang in Everyday English
Wednesday, October 16th, 12:15-1:15
Many of the phrases that English speakers use every day don’t follow typical grammar rules. Come learn more about the most popular phrases we use in casual conversation, ranging from “whatchu doin?” to “I’m heading out.” Don’t miss out on this great discussion!
Citation Workshop: MLA
Wednesday, October 23rd, 12:00-1:30
This workshop will give an introduction to MLA citation, paraphrasing, and online tools that can be used for citation.
Citation Workshop: APA
Wednesday, November 6th, 12:00-1:30
This workshop will give an introduction to APA citation, paraphrasing, and online tools that can be used for citation.
Refresher: Advanced Grammar
Friday, November 8th, 3-4PM
This hour-long workshop will focus on how to identify and correctly use the following:
- Past perfect/past perfect continuous
- Adjective Placement
Timed Writing Exams
Thursday, December 5th, 1-2PMThis hour-long workshop will provide strategies for how to excel at timed writing assignments, especially in the context of a final exam. Learn about time management, pre-writing strategies, and study tips.