Workshops


The English Center offers workshops throughout the semester on a variety of topics to assist language learners in college. We encourage students across the curriculum at S.D. City College to attend.

   Fall 2016 Workshops in L-209: 

WED, Sept. 7 – 4-4:30 PM – Issues with Reading Critically with Prof. Brown

THUR, Sept. 15 – 1-2 PM – How to Edit Some Common ESL Errors I with Prof. Kovach

THUR, Sept. 15 – 2:30-3 PM – Writing as a Process with Prof. Barnard - cancelled

WED, Sept. 21 – 4-4:30 PM – Developing a Paragraph with Prof. Brown

THUR, Sept. 22 – 1-2 PM – How to Follow the Eighth Edition of Modern Language Association (MLA) Style with Prof. Kovach

WED, Sept. 28 – 4-4:30 PM – Issues with Sentence Structure With Prof. Brown

THUR, Sept. 29 – 1-2 PM – How to Avoid Some Hasty Generalizations about Punctuation with Prof. Kovach

WED, Oct. 5 – 4-4:30 PM – Organizing the Essay I with Prof. Brown

THUR, Oct. 6 - 5-6 PM - Revising Paragraphs and Essays with Prof. Walsh

THUR, Oct. 13 – 1-2 PM – How to Follow the Sixth Edition of American Psychological Association (APA) Style with Prof. Kovach

THUR, Oct. 13 – 2:30-3 PM – Reading as a Writer with Prof. Barnard - cancelled

WED, Oct. 19 – 4-4:30 PM – Issues with Punctuation with Prof. Brown

THUR, Oct. 20 – 1-2 PM – How to Edit Some Common ESL Errors, Part II with Prof. Kovach

WED, Oct. 26 – 4-4:30 PM – Writing Topic Sentences and Thesis Statements with Prof. Brown

WED, Nov. 2 – 4-4:30 PM –
Researching and Using Sources with Prof. Brown

THUR, Nov. 3 - 5-6 PM - Subjects and Subject-Verb Agreement with Prof. Walsh - date change

THUR, Nov. 10 - 1-2 PM - How to Write Works Cited Entries in the Eight Edition of Modern Language Association (MLA) Style with Prof. Kovach

THUR, Nov. 10 – 2:30-3 PM –
Issues in Grammar with Prof. Barnard

WED, Nov. 16 – 4-4:30 PM – Organizing the Essay II with Prof. Brown

THUR, Nov. 17 – 1-2 PM – How to Use Transitions with Prof. Kovach

THUR, Dec. 1 – 2:30-3 PM – Revising and Editing with Prof. Barnard

THUR, Dec. 8 – 1-2 PM – How to Edit Some Common ESL Errors, Part III with Prof. Kovach



There will also be workshops held in the ESOL Lab in AH-206

Tuesday September 13th – 5:00-6:00pm - Preparing for & Taking Tests & In-Class Essays

Thursday September 15th – 5:00-6:00pm - Writing Professional Emails

Thursday September 22nd – 5:00-6:00pm - Increasing Academic Vocabulary

Tuesday, September 27th– 5:00-6:00pm - Note-Taking Skills

Tuesday, October 18th – 5:00-6:00pm - Revising Paragraphs & Essays

Tuesday November 8th – 5:00-6:00pm - Using Verb Tenses in Academic Writing

Thursday December 1st – 5:00-6:00pm - Capitalization & Commas