English Language Learners

Rachel Toncelli, the Director of English Language Learning, offers workshops and individual appointments for students whose first language is not English. One-on-one writing appointments are also offered by graduate student writing associates who have special training in working with English language learners. 

A schedule of upcoming workshops is below. All group tutorials and workshops are held in 203 J. Walter Wilson. 

For more information about ELL services, contact Rachel Toncelli.

Seminars for English Language Learners

Monday, August 29th

Academic Conventions in US Writing for Grad Students

Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location:Smith-Buonanno G01
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This two-hour workshop discusses the cultural style and reader expectations of academic writing in the United States. Guidelines for organization, argument, thesis statements, paragraph purpose, and effective transitions will be discussed.  Attendees will actively define and use a "road map" for American writing to improve two essays.  Workshop provided by Rachel Toncelli, Director of English Language Learning.  Interested participants must sign up as space is limited.

Academic Conventions in US Writing for Grad Students

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location:Smith-Buonanno G01
Sign up for this event.

This two-hour workshop discusses the cultural style and reader expectations of academic writing in the United States. Guidelines for organization, argument, thesis statements, paragraph purpose, and effective transitions will be discussed.  Attendees will actively define and use a "road map" for American writing to improve two essays.  Workshop provided by Rachel Toncelli, Director of English Language Learning.  Interested participants must sign up as space is limited.